Landlord-Tenant Resources

Ching & Seto offers this page as resources for the general public on commonly encountered issues. Information contained here is not legal advice. Please consult an attorney for your specific situation.

Residential Landlord-Tenant Security Deposits:

 

Disputes regarding security deposits are very common. Make sure your landlord is following California law regarding the return and deductions made to security deposits. Following is a link with helpful information:

 

http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/sec-deposit.shtml

Residential Landlord-Tenant – Repairs:

 

California law requires landlords to make certain repairs. If repairs are not done, tenants have the right several remedies including 1) repair and deduct; 2) abandonment; 3) rent withholding; or 4) filing a lawsuit. Following is a helpful link explaining in detail all the remedies involving landlord’s failure to make necessary repairs.

 

http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/repairs.shtml

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