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The California state legislature has passed, and the governor signed, AB832. Here is the text of AB832
See also Governor Newsom AB832
The highlights are:

  • Extension of Moratorium.  Senate Bill 91, the statewide eviction moratorium and rental assistance bill, is to be extended though and including September 30, 2021, and then no further extensions.
  • Increased Rental Assistance.  Rental assistance funding

Conformed pages Complaint Finally, common sense prevails in Santa Monica “related to housing laws”!  In the Federal (9th Circuit) case of Salisbury v. City of Santa Monica (2021)  What is even more entertaining, is the video argument.  Check it out: Salisbury Video of Oral Argument  Judge Bea is so cool and old school, really knows how to get

Partners, and spouses, can lose title insurance if they transfer title out of their names or the entity in which they took title without first obtaining the proper title insurance Endorsement.  The most common endorsement is called a Residence Held in Trust Endorsement (HO 05 43)  If the transferor signs a grant deed, he is deemed to make the covenants described

Residential leases, in any facility where a person “resides”, cannot contain a mandatory arbitration clause.  The plain language of Civil Code Section 1953 states that waivers of litigation rights in a lease or rental agreement are void as public policy, and Civil Code section 1940 extends these rights to tenants, lessees, boarders, or others of a “dwelling unit.”  This has

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was clearly extended to protect Jews as “a nationality”.  However, while thousands of year ago that may be a true statement, perhaps as early as King Solomon’s time, Jews have lived in other nations.  Today, and for hundres, if not over two thousand years, Jews do not consider themselves a nationality,

Does this Federal Court’s ruling mean that Jews are “not white”?  Shaare Tefila Congregation v. Cobb, 481 U.S. 615 (1987)
The U.S. Supreme Court held in a case where a synagogue was painted with anti-Semitic slogans  and symbols, a lawsuit was filed in Federal District Court, alleging that the desecration violated 42 U.S.C. § 1982. The trial court dismissed petitioners’