Know Your Rights

Price-gouging Ban in Areas Affected by Fire

States of Emergency, & the Ban On Price Gouging from 2017 has been extended in Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma Counties until Dec 4, 2018. In November 2018, Acting Governor Newsom has issued states of emergency on November 8th in Butte County and November 9th in Los Angeles and... continue reading

Napa Quake Info Guide

What are your tenants' rights after an earthquake? Click here to download our guide.
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FAQ: Tenant Security Deposits

Answers to common questions about security deposits.
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Sample Letters

Having a written record is the best way to assert your rights and protect yourself against landlord retaliation. These DO NOT substitute for legal advice! See our directory for local resources.
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Security Deposits Infographic

Learn all about security deposits in California, and how to protect this important asset:
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Flyer: Basic Tenants' Rights

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Foreclosure: Your Rights

Since January 1st, 2013 under AB 2610 tenants in California are entitled to a minimum of 90 days notice before eviction. Leases must also be honored by new owners, with some exceptions.   City-level Just Cause for Eviction and Rent Control Ordinances
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FAQ: Dealing with Realtors After Foreclosures

Q and A for tenants dealing with real estate agents after foreclosures.
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FAQ: Tenants in Foreclosed Properties

Answers to common questions about California tenants' rights in foreclosed properties.
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