Attorney Dennis Block -Landlord Tenant Podcasts

Attorney Dennis Block, discusses the law involving Landlord Tenant issues. Landlords are informed of their rights and obligations to successfully manage their income Property.
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Sep 13, 2020

Assembly Bill 3088 dramatically changes the way landlords can demand rent. A 15 Day Notice to Pay Rent is now required.

What cases can proceed to eviction at this time.

What are the requirements for serving a Notice to Pay rent or Quit.

When will the moratorium on eviction cases finally end.

Jul 4, 2020

Attorney Dennis Block teams up with Realtor and Apartment Broker & Expert, Derrick Ruiz to discuss your rights and obligations when your tenants withhold rent due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Derrick's Contact Information:

(310) 308-3174

Apr 8, 2020

The California Judicial Council puts a halt to almost all evictions. Learn why this is an assault on income property owners and constitutes a taking of your property rights.

Mar 24, 2020

This is a seminar I gave for Kris German, The Apartment Dealer. I give my thoughts on how the pandemic will affect landlords and strategies regarding Statewide Rent Control. 

Mar 18, 2020

Hear an interview with Matt Levin of Cal Matters. Cal Matters is a public interest journalism venture covering Calif. state politics and government. The issue discussed was whether evictions should be filed at this time, in light of the pandemic. 

Mar 15, 2020

Attorney Dennis Block is interviewed by Kristopher German of the "The Apartment Dealer" Re/Max Commercial Division in regard to avoiding mistakes in the eviction process.  

Nov 6, 2019

Dan Faller, President of the Apartment Owners Association, and Dennis Block have a detailed discussion on the spread of tenant welfare. 

Nov 3, 2019

Dennis Block appeared on the John & Ken Show on KFI Radio. This broadcast aired on November 1, 2019. The discussion centered on the newly enacted Statewide Rent Control.

Sep 28, 2019

1. The Impact of Statewide Rent Control

2. Strategies To Obtain Market Rent Under Statewide Rent Control

3. What Steps should Be Taken Prior To Leasing A Unit

4. Items That Must Be Contained In Your Lease Agreement

5. Change Of Ownership Requirements

6. The Unlawful Detainer Process

7. Rent Control Notice Must Be Posted On The Property

8. Service Of The Rent Registration Certificate

9. New Requirements To Serve A 3 Day Notice

10. Items Required In A 3 Day Notice To Quit

11. Keep Accurate Rental Records

12. When Does A 3 Day Notice Expire

Update-You cannot serve a 60 day notice on property subject to Statewide Rent Control after Oct. 31, 2019


Sep 15, 2019

This seminar was sponsored by the Apartment Owners Association. It is a detailed presentation of the things you can do achieve a successful outcome in small claims court. 


May 27, 2019

Introducing My New Co-Host, Ryan Block

1. Judge's Bias

2. Advocating for Landlord Rights

3. New Laws Regarding Airbnb

4. Laundry Leases

5. Reimbursement for Soft Retro-Fitting

6. New Rules for a 3 Day Notice in Unincorporated LA County

7. Ellis Act- The Ultimate Rent Control Solution

May 7, 2019

1. The New Laws and How They Impact Landlords

2. Rent Control Spreading to Unincorporated Areas of Los Angeles       County, Glendale and Inglewood.

3. What You Need to Know

Update:Los Angeles County- Does not require that you serve the tenant a notice by certified mail return receipt.

Sep 23, 2018

1. A new 3 Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit

2. Tenants Refuse to Give Their Names After a Foreclosure

3. Prejudgment Claimants Delaying Eviction Cases

4. Tenants Displaying Signs in Their Windows

5. How to Terminate a Section 8 Tenancy

6. Service/Comfort Animals

7. Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Jul 29, 2018

1. Free Attorneys Appointed For Tenants.

2. Request For Jury Trials In Tenant Eviction Cases.

3. New Language In A 3 Day Pay Or Quit Notice

4. Canceling Section 8 Contracts In LA Rent Control 

5. Rents Determine The Value Of The Property. 

Jul 22, 2018

Hear my interview with Arif Halaby of Total Financial Solutions. This was was broadcasted on KRLA Radio "The Answer" 

Jul 15, 2018

Dennis Block appearing on the "Total Financial Solutions" on KRLA 870 AM Radio with host Arif Halaby.

Jun 24, 2018

 1. Rent Control Spreading

 2. Vacancy Decontrol 

 3. Malcontent Tenants

 4. Nuisance Tenants

 5. Evidence Required For A Nuisance Eviction

 6. Shriver Project-Free Attorney Requesting Jury Trials

 7. Settling Eviction Cases

 8. Sealing Eviction Records

 9 Unauthorized Persons

10. Monetary Awards In Eviction Actions

11. Smoking Marijuana On The Premises

Jun 1, 2018

Hear the actual seminar by Attorney Dennis Block at the Long Beach Convention Center. This was sponsored the Apartment Owners Association on May 15, 2018 

Feb 18, 2018

Rent Control is spreading. What landlords should do now to protect themselves. Do not get caught unprepared.

Jan 31, 2018

1. Costa Hawkins Saved!

2. Separate Parking Agreement.

3. Removing Amenities Equal Lower Rent.

4. Storing Items in the Common Areas.

5. Evicting Tenants for Partial Payment of Rent.

6. Rent Control Strategies.  

Dec 15, 2017
  1. Doing evictions in San Diego
  2. Tenants displaced due to fires.
  3. Require Renter's Insurance.
  4. Evicting elderly or infirmed tenants.
  5. Unauthorized subtenants in possession.
  6. Evictions on legal holidays.
  7. How the new recreational marijuana law will impact landlords.
  8. No smoking buildings.


Oct 28, 2017

1. Rent Control Spreading-What You Need To Do Right Now.

2. Tenant Requesting Jury Trials In Tenant Eviction Cases

3.  Substituting Tenants

Jul 14, 2017

1. Switching Roommates

2. Aggressive Dogs as Service Animals

3. When Can You Serve a Rent Notice

4. Smoking in Common Areas

5. Cultivating Marijuana

6. Tenants Paying for Capital Improvements

7. Voluntary Vacate Agreements

8. Parking Unauthorized Vehicles

Jun 9, 2017

1. How to handle a situation where a tenant dies in your unit. 

2. Dealing with AIRBNB.

3. Should you accept a co-signer.

4. How much can you raise rent and the process involved.

5. What properties are subject to rent control.

6. Tenant demanding compensation if landlord requires access. 

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