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Big Apartment Landlord Settles Lawsuit With Airbnb

A big apartment landlord company has reached a settlement with Airbnb that the company says “provides Aimco with the ability to control short-term rental activity consistent with its contract and property rights,” according to a release. “Apartment Investment and Management Company (Aimco) and Airbnb jointly announced settlement of all their disputes and the dismissal of all […]

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Leaders & Manager

What you should absolutely, positively NOT say in a performance review Say one of your employees is Kevin, a 55-year-old whose productivity drops over the year. Instead of citing specific, measurable examples of this decline in his performance review, you note that “Kevin doesn’t seem to have the energy level anymore to truly succeed in […]

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Landlords And Tenants Sue Seattle Over Mandatory Rental Inspections

Landlords and tenants in Seattle have filed a class action lawsuit challenging the city’s use of warrantless mandatory rental inspections, according to a release from the Institute for Justice. The lawsuit, which was filed in King County Superior Court, argues that the city’s program is a clear violation of the Washington state constitution’s mandate that “no […]

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LANDLORD-TENANT ARTICLES

Articles and Publications by the Loeffler Law Group First in Time Ordinance Struck Down Guidance to Seattle’s Fair Chance Housing Ordinance What You Need to Know About the “First In Time” Ordinance Renting to Short Term Tenants on AirBNB or VRBO Surprise Tenants and Squatters Emerging Issues in Rental Housing Discrimination Medical Marijuana and Reasonable […]

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The Eviction Process

The eviction process usually involves three phases: A notice is given to the tenant. If the tenant does not comply with the notice then litigation is started by hand-delivery of a complaint for unlawful detainer. The case is resolved through settlement or by entry of a judgment by the court. Frequently this takes less than […]

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