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2024 Building Permit Laws

 AB 1287, a bill by San Diego Democratic Assemblymember David Alvarez, that will give developers permission to build denser, taller buildings if they set aside additional units for middle-income earners, and SB 684, which will make it easier to divide up large parcels of land for modest clusters of townhomes and cottages.

New Rental Property Owner Laws for 2024

SB 567 – Tenant Protection Act: – (Effective April 1, 2024)  Tightens up requirements for no fault evictions; adds damages, penalties, attorney fees and enforcement mechanisms for violations.  (Please see the article following this one.)


SB 267 – Landlord must offer “ability to pay” in lieu of reliance on credit history and reports in assessing a tenant’s rental application when prospective tenant is receiving a government rent subsidy such as a Section 8 rental voucher – (Effective January 1, 2024)


Assembly Bill 1764 – Landlord/Tenant: Option to provide receipts for tenant screening fees by email when both landlord and tenant agree to it first.   (Effective January 1, 2024)