If I gave notice on the 10th and moved out on the 20th, can my landlord still deduct the 10 days off my deposit because the notice wasn’t on the 1st?

Asked on August 15, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the law in California regarding security deposits, a landlord may deduct money for unpaid rent (including rent owed if the tenant does not give the landlord the proper notice that he or she is moving out).  I would speak with some one in your area on the proper calculation in your case.  Good luck.


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