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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 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 … Continue reading

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