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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 deposit that exceeds legal limits, the tenant can: Pay and Sue File a case in …

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Security Deposits for Residential Rental Agreement in California

There are laws in California that govern security deposits for residential rental agreements in California. For residential security deposits, landlords may not demand that a tenant pay a security deposit that is more than twice the monthly rent if the unit is unfurnished, or three times the ┬ámonthly rent if the unit is furnished. Furthermore, …

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