TENANT TROUBLES

Surveillance Camera Pointed at My Door, What Can I Do?

Surveillance Camera Pointed at My Door, What Can I Do?

Toleration of the use of surveillance cameras everywhere—the slowly boiling frog approach to an “inevitable” societal slide into a police state. As long as we accept, without question, a surveillance state, the short answer to your question is: no, there isn’t much that can be done.

Can Tenants Get in Trouble for Breaking a Lease?

Can Tenants Get in Trouble for Breaking a Lease?

If a tenant is uncomfortable with other terms buried in a a lease, he or she will usually acquiesce to them because the amenities are acceptable and the price is right—like clicking the button agreeing to terms when one buys something online or accepting new Facebook terms.

How Can I Fight an OMI Eviction?

How Can I Fight an OMI Eviction?

Even if you live on the bottom floor with a view of a dirty alley and top floor has an unobstructed view of the Golden Gate Bridge, the tenant upstairs will be safe from an OMI eviction if he or she pays more rent. These MBA-bean-counting-investors don’t want to “live” here; they want to get rich here.

Tenant Troubles Is Back!

Tenant Troubles Is Back!

In Tenant Troubles I will still give you the law, straight up. When the law is not on your side, I’ll also urge you to remember your old music, to let your DNA unravel, to undadulterate, to get pissed off and get political