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Tenant’s Options if Excess Security Deposit Collected in California on a Residential Lease

 

 In an earlier post, I discussed security deposits for residential rental agreements in California. This post will outline what a tenant may do if the landlord demands a security deposit that exceeds legal limits. If a landlord demands a security … Continue reading

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Civil Code 1950.5 – Returning the Security Deposit in California

 

 Civil Code 1950.5 defines the rules governing the accounting and return of security deposits in California rental units. To summarize some of the main points of California Civil Code 1950.5, no later than 21 calendar days after the tenant has … Continue reading

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Security Deposit Itemization and Refund via Email and Electronic Transfer, CC § 1950.5

 

 After a tenant vacates the property and delivers possession back to the landlord, the landlord has up to 21 days to send an itemized list of security deposit deductions, as well as return any balance of the security deposit to … Continue reading

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