ZF’s Clients Obtain Court-Ordered Stay of San Francisco’s New 10-Day Notice Law

For over 100 years in California, when tenants fail to timely pay rent or otherwise breach lease obligations, landlords have been entitled to bring legal actions for possession of rental units (an “unlawful detainer”), after first serving tenants… Read More
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Zacks & Freedman, PC is Pleased to Announce the Opening of Two New Office Locations

Zacks & Freedman, PC is pleased to announce the opening of two new office locations in the East Bay and Monterey Bay! While Zacks & Freedman, PC has been in San Francisco for more than 30 years, we have consistently provided real property leg… Read More
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What You Need To Know About San Francisco Rental Unit Registration Ordinance

On December 18, 2020, San Francisco adopted Ordinance 265-20, which implements the City’s first rental unit registration ordinance. With Proposition 21 on the ballot in November of 2020, the Board of Supervisors was poised to implement vacancy cont… Read More
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AB 1584: An Attempt to Cure HOA Compliance Issues Caused by AB 3182

Prior to 2021, Homeowners’ Associations (“HOAs”) had fairly broad discretion to prohibit rentals in condominium communities. AB 3182, effective January 1, 2021, added Civil Code section 4741, which imposed limitations on this broad authority, i… Read More
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What You Need To Know About the Alameda County Eviction Moratorium

The state’s COVID-19 eviction moratorium expired on September 30, 2021, for everyone in Northern California, with the exception of Alameda County. The Alameda County Eviction Moratorium protects tenants from all evictions unless they are being evic… Read More
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Covid-19 Eviction Moratoriums Expired: What Now?

The hefty COVID-19 eviction moratoriums have recently expired at the state level. Does this mean evictions are back to “business as usual?” Not exactly; the old rules for eviction actions, called unlawful detainers (“UDs”), have been replaced… Read More
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ZF Law Announces the Election of Two Senior Associates – Emily Lowther Brough and Justin Goodman – to Shareholders of The Firm Effective July 1, 2021.

“These two attorneys are each distinguished in areas that set Zacks & Freedman apart as a premier real estate law firm,” said Shareholder Andrew Zacks. “I appreciate the ways they show their commitment to their work and values in their serv… Read More
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