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HUD Issues Guidance On Use Criminal Records by Landlords
HUD Warns Against Blanket Bans of Ex-Offenders

Private landlords who have blanket bans on renting to people with criminal records are in violation of the Fair Housing Act and can be sued and face penalties for discrimination, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development said today as they released new guidance on the issue.

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After Measure V, what’s next?

Pending state certification, the passage of Measure V has some advocates looking to expand its limits on annual mobile home rent increases to the county’s incorporated cities, while mobile home park owners have expressed uncertainty and concern.

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Where rent control ballot measures lived and died

The issue of rent control – long dormant in the Bay Area – was back on ballots Tuesday as rents continue to rise in an an increasingly competitive regional housing market.

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Rent control spreading to Bay Area suburbs, to economists’ dismay

The concept of rent control, once found mostly in large cities, is spreading to the Bay Area’s suburbs, even though virtually every economist thinks it’s a bad idea.

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2017 Update of New Laws REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
EARLY BIRD RATE ENDS NOVEMBER 30TH

This seminar will focus on changes to the Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL), as well as other changes in state law and regulations, and how these changes will affect community operations in 2017.  

We will also review portions of the MRL. Six units of MCM credit can be earned upon a passing grade on the exam administered at the end of the seminar. Seminar hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lunch is included. All details can be found on our website at www.wma.org. Register now!

Sacramento – January 10

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