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Reminder: ADA Accessibility Disclosures Required in Commercial Leases Beginning July 1, 2013

A friendly reminder from your neighborhood construction attorney . . . As I mentioned in an earlier post, legislation enacted this past year which established a new California Civil Code section 1938 will require that...more

SB 1186 Update: California Legislature Attempts to Promote Compliance with Accessibility Standards and to Curtail Vexatious...

In September 2012, the California State Legislature enacted SB 1186 in an effort to cut back on opportunistic litigation and encourage compliance with disability access laws. The new law imposes additional notice, procedural...more

New California Landlord Disclosure Requirements Effective July 1

Two new landlord disclosure requirements become effective in California on July 1, 2013. One requires that all new commercial leases state whether the property has been inspected for disability access—and if so, the results....more

Action Required by California Commercial Landlords: New California Law Goes Into Effect July 1, 2013, Requiring Accessibility...

On July, 1, 2013, Civil Code Section 1938 goes into effect and requires commercial leases executed on and after such date to disclose whether the premises being leased have been inspected by a Certified Access Specialist, and...more

Action Required by California Commercial Landlords: New California Law Goes Into Effect July 1, 2013, Requiring Accessibility... [Video]

On July, 1, 2013, Civil Code Section 1938 goes into effect and requires commercial leases executed on and after such date to disclose whether the premises being leased have been inspected by a Certified Access Specialist, and...more

State Mandated Accessibility Inspections

In September 2012, the State Senate created a new state mandated local program by enacting S.B. 1186 which requires local agencies fund increased Certified Access Specialist (“CASp”) services. CASps work for local...more

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