This is just in from our Marvin Gardens lawyer:
Landlords May Not Collect Rent on Unpermitted Residential Units
Recently, an Appellate Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court refused to force a tenant to pay rent on a residential unit, which was unpermitted and did not have a certificate of occupancy. The landlord had served a three (3) day notice to pay or quit after the tenant refused to pay rent. The Court declined to enforce the three (3) day notice because the unit was illegal.
If you know anyone renting these please share this info right away.
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