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Rent Control: Santa Monica Rent Control Bd. V Pearl Street, Llc, 2003, Roger Bernhardt
This article discusses a California case which held that a rent control board’s suit alleging that a landlord was not entitled to charge market rate rents was not a SLAPP suit because it was based on the alleged charging of unlawful rent, not the landlord’s act of filing documents with the board.
Retaliatory Withdrawals From Rental Housing Market: Drouet V Superior Court, 2003, Roger Bernhardt
This article discusses a California case which held that in an unlawful detainer action, a landlord’s bona fide intent to withdraw the property from the rental market defeats the tenant’s claim of retaliatory eviction.