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SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FOLLOWING NEW LAWS FOR 2017
(This page will be updated from time to time with new information or analysis.)

AB-551 provides tenant protections regarding bed bugs.  The bill requires a landlord to provide a prospective tenant, on and after July 1, 2017, and to all other tenants by January 1, 2018, information about bed bugs, as specified. The bill requires that the landlord provide notice to the tenants of those units inspected by the pest control operator of the pest control operator’s findings within 2 business days, as specified. The bill prohibits a landlord from showing, renting, or leasing a vacant dwelling unit that the landlord knows has a bed bug infestation, as specified. 

AB-2819 addresses protecting tenants from unfairly having an Unlawful Detainer publicly visible on their court records.  Under this law, a tenant can have an Unlawful Detainer case masked from public view even after the 60 day period under certain circumstances including that the tenant prevailed and setting aside a default judgment.  It may now be masked If the Plaintiff does not prevail within 60 days of the filing of the case.  Further, the court may dismiss cases where a proof of service of the Unlawful Detainer case is not filed within 60 days of the case filing.

AB-2362  Provides for certain notices to be given by the HOA to tenants living in condominiums regarding treating the property with pesticides

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