CAN A LANDLORD DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CERTAIN KINDS OF TENANTS?

Both federal and state of California law protects the following classes of people from discrimination in housing (a “class” is a group of people who have common characteristics or attributes such as skin color, gender, etc.).

Disabled people have significant protections when they rent living space. First, when you are seeking a rental, landlords are not allowed to ask […]

February 25th, 2015|Housing|Comments Off on CAN A LANDLORD DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CERTAIN KINDS OF TENANTS?|

Elder Abuse – PPSC speaks out

Letters to the editor from the week of June 19
Stopping elder abuse begins with one
EDITOR: One person, one action, one nation. This is your call to action to be aware of elder abuse that is happening around us every day. Every year an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. And that’s only […]

June 23rd, 2014|Seniors|0 Comments|

Ten Tips for Tenants

Tip 1: Bring your paperwork. The best way to win over a prospective landlord is to be prepared. To get a competitive edge over other applicants, bring the following when you meet the landlord: a completed rental application; written references from landlords, employers, and colleagues; and a current copy of your credit report.
To Get a Copy of Your Credit […]

April 16th, 2014|Housing|0 Comments|