Governmental Entities

City of San Jose Website
City of San Jose Department of Housing
City of San Jose Department of Housing (Apartment Rent Ordinance)
City of San Jose Planning, Building & Code Enforcement Departments
Santa Clara County Law Library
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara
County of Santa Clara Tax Assessor
Santa Clara County Recorder’s Office
State and Local Government Websites
California State Agencies Directory
California Department of Fair Employment & Housing
California Business Portal (Links to California agencies relating to business matters)
California Department of Real Estate (DRE)
California Department of Corporations
California Contractors State License Board
Federal Register
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA)
UC Davis School of Law — Government Legal Directory

Laws, Codes, & Regulations

San Jose Municipal Code
California Law – Links to 29 California codes
California Code of Regulations
California Department of Real Estate Regulations
Federal Laws & Regulations
U.S. Code of Federal Regulations


Santa Clara County Courts
California State Courts
Federal Courts
(U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. District Courts, U.S. Bankruptcy Courts)

California State Bar Associations

Santa Clara County Bar Association
The State Bar of California

Realtor Associations

Santa Clara County Association of Realtors
California Association of Realtors (CAR)
National Association of Realtors (NAR)

Mortgage Broker Associations

National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB)


Bank (Loan Information/Loan Calculators) (Loan Information/Loan Calculators)
Loan Indexes
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Federal Discount Rates)

Property Search

MLS Listings (Property Search Website)

Educational Reading Material

Bob Bruss Real Estate Center
Inman News (Real Estate)
The Wall Street Journal (Real Estate)
Realty Times (Real Estate News and Advice)
USC Lusk Center for Real Estate
LoopNet (Commercial Real Estate News & Resources)
Rental Housing On-Line (Educational Information)
The Real Estate Reports (Northern California Market Trends)
Library of Congress
Cornell University Law School     
Legal Research Website
     Real Property Law Overview    
     Landlord-Tenant Legal Overview
     Mortgage Law Overview
     Real Estate Transaction Overview
John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Center
Project Sentinel (Housing Issues)
Landlord Protection Agency (Resource Center for Landlords)

Landlord/Property Manager Associations

American Apartment Owners Association (AAOA) — National
Apartment Owners Association of California (AOA) — California
California Apartment Association (CAA) (aka: Tri-County Division)
California Apartment Association (CAA) — California
American Apartment Owners Association (AAOA)
National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) – Santa Clara County
National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) – California
National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) — National

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