Although the State of California Business and Professions Code 11010.4 releases developers from the Public Report requirements if all criteria are met, a Public Report is still considered a necessity by some. According to the B&P, a public report is not required when; Purchase money is deposited with escrow and proper releases and obtained; The development is not a common interest d...

A vote in November could provide a major change for the current California rent control laws and the housing crisis. Although the specifics aren’t completely clear, one thing is certain: Big changes are headed our way. The ballot initiative aims to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act which places limits on rent control and prohibits “vacancy control.”  (For more info on Costa-Hawking cl...