Many tenants face their landlords every day without the help of an attorney. It is entirely possible to resolve a conflict with your landlord on your own. However, your landlord may fail to recognize to your needs and respect your rights as a tenant. When your landlord fails to uphold the end of his or her bargain, that is when you need an experienced tenant law attorney.
In Los Angeles, the power dynamic between landlord and renter is often tilted in favor of the landlord. However, California law provides powerful rights to tenants to even out this power dynamic. At Schwimer Weinstein, we recognize how important it is to feel safe and secure in your home. Our tenant rights attorneys will work with you to create a strategy that compensates you for any financial loss you may have experienced.
If you’re renting a home in Santa Monica and your landlord suddenly decides they’d like to move into the home, you may be wondering what happens next. Is this legal? How soon can they move in? Do they have to compensate you? In this blog post, we will discuss what you need to know about OMI evictions in Santa Monica.
Landlords often are able to make more money on short-term rentals than long-term rentals, thanks to the rise of Airbnb and competing short-term rental companies like VRBO. But that doesn’t mean they have the right to terminate your lease and rent out the property through Airbnb. Under California law, tenants have certain protections, including protection against landlords evicting tenants to use the property as a short-term rental.