San Bernardino and Riverside Counties


Tenant Rights

The tenant-landlord relationship often brings up questions about rights and responsibilities.

The following resources offer helps on frequently asked tenant questions, anywhere from when does a landlord have the right to enter my home to what is the eviction process and more. When dealing with your landlord, make sure you understand your rights and their responsibilities. 


Tenants' Rights and Responsibilities

A Guide to Residential Tenants' and Landlords' Rights and Responsiblities.

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Tenant's Rights and Foreclosure

Renters and tenants are now being affected by foreclosures almost as often as homeowners. The financial downturn resulted in thousands -- no, make that millions -- of foreclosed homes. Most of the occupants are the homeowners themselves, who must scramble to find alternate housing with very little notice. They're being joined by scores of renters who discover, often with no warning, that their rented house or apartment is now owned by a bank, which wants them out.

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Landlord-Tenant Frequently Asked Questions

Landlords and tenants have legal rights and responsibilities. The following information explains the law in a question answer format

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A Landlord's Right of Entry

Here are answers to frequently asked questions on a landlord's right to entry.

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HUD Assisted Tenants Rights and Responsibilities

You, as a resident (tenant), have rights and responsibilities that help make your HUD-assisted housing a better home for you and your family.

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Repairs, Maintenance, and Habitability

Under California law, all residential leases and rental agreements contain an implied warranty of habitability. The landlord is responsible for repairing and maintaining a rental unit in a habitable condition and must ensure that the rental unit complies with state and local building and health codes.

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How To Avoid Security Deposit Disputes

Disagreements about security deposits are a leading cause of disputes between landlords and tenants. Following reasonable guidelines can help both sides to avoid stressful and time-consuming conflicts.

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