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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Tenant’s Limited Right to Post Political Signs

With the election season upon us, landlords should be aware of a California law granting residential tenants a limited right to display or post political signs. Under Civil Code section 1940.4, tenants have a limited right to post or display political signs related to (1) an election or legislative vote,…

June 23, 2016 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

California Law Does Not Allow The Withholding Of Rent Due To Alleged Violations Of The Federal Americans With Disabilities Act

>A California tenant is not permitted to withhold rent on the basis of alleged violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Title III of the ADA bans disability discrimination in places of public accommodation. It provides in part that “[n]o individual shall be discriminated against on the basis of…