Know Your Rights

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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