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2020: New HOA Laws

A handful of new California laws affecting the operation of homeowners associations and governance of common interest subdivisions take effect on January 1, 2020. The following is a primer on the new laws to know. AB 670 – Accessory Dwelling Units New and existing state laws promote the development of accessory dwelling units (commonly referred […]

Jackson Tidus Participates in 2019 HomeAid Orange County Thanksgiving Basket Drive

Jackson Tidus was proud to participate in this year’s HomeAid Orange County Thanksgiving Basket Drive. the Thanksgiving Basket Drive was a tremendous success for HomeAid Orange County with nearly 10,000 food items collected! The items have been placed in Thanksgiving baskets and each basket will feed a family of four this holiday season.  HomeAid Orange […]

Governor Signs California’s Tenant Protection Act (AB 1482)

Spring Robinson is a shareholder in Jackson Tidus’ Orange County office who represents clients in all areas of financing, acquisition, disposition, development, construction and leasing of real estate assets. Spring may be reached at (949) 851-7474 and at   Sarah Kleinberg is a shareholder in Jackson Tidus’ Orange County office who represents clients on land use and real […]

California Attorney General Issues Favorable Opinion for Developers on Density Bonus

In a recent opinion issued by the California Office of the Attorney General (Atty. Gen. Ops. No. 17-602), the Attorney General answered an important question posed by local governments and developers alike concerning the Density Bonus Law (Gov. Code, §§ 65915-65918). Specifically, California Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva (formerly, the Mayor of Fullerton) asked: May a […]

U.S. Supreme Court Delivers Major Property Rights Victory

On June 21, 2019, the United States Supreme Court delivered a major property rights victory by giving property owners a direct path to federal court that had been closed since 1985. In a 5-4 decision in Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania, 2019 WL 2552486, (U.S., 2019) (Knick v. Township), the Supreme Court held that […]