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Health & Safety Receiverships: Rehabilitating Substandard Apartment Buildings

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through the country, concerns about economic insecurity and safe housing have overtaken the national dialogue. 

The “Repair and Deduct” Remedy for Renters

About a month ago we posted an article about Habitability Requirements for Leased Properties and Implied Warranty of Habitability, which discussed landlords’ obligation to make certain repairs in rental properties.

The California Health & Safety Code Receivership Remedy: Fighting Slumlords

The Online Etymology Dictionary reports that the word “slumlord” came into popular use in 1953, but it derived as a portmanteau of “slum landlord,” which had been used as early as 1893. Needless to say, slumlords’ neglect is not a new problem.

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