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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Tenants after Natural Disasters: Fires

On October 9, 2017, the Governor issued an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency because of the wildfires in Napa and Sonoma Counties.  Also on October 9, 2017, the Governor issued a second Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada, and Orange... continue reading
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Rent Control Toolkit

Download resources to organize for rent control in your community. Rent control is an effective policy solution to curb rising rents and displacement. 12 cities in California already have these protections. Our toolkit draws from experience and lessons learned in these cities. Including facts,... continue reading
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Rent Control Social Media Tools

Rent control is a popular but often misunderstood policy. Help spread a positive message about this important tenant protection through social media.
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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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