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Civil Code 1942’s “Repair and Deduct” Remedy

 

 Civil Code 1942 is the California law that discusses the “repair and deduct” rules that allow a tenant, under certain circumstances, to make repairs to the property and deduct the amount of the repairs from the rent. Repair and Deduct … Continue reading

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Landlord’s Duty to Repair Property in California – CC 1942.1

 

 California Civil Code section 1942.1 requires the landlord to maintain the building in a habitable condition. The landlord must also repair any uninhabitable condition, install dead bolts on doors, a telephone jack with wiring, window locks, and comply with various … Continue reading

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“Repair and Deduct” Remedy for California Tenants

 

 Under California landlord/tenant law, a residential tenant may sometimes avail himself of the “repair and deduct” remedy. When the requirements of this remedy are met, the law allows the tenant to make necessary repairs at the property and deduct the … Continue reading

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