Isit legal for a land lord to never give you a copy of the lease?

Asked on February 27, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

Answers:

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

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

No, you have every right to a copy of the agreement and a signed copy is what I mean.  It is a contract and you are a party to the contract.  If your landlord refuses try and call a tenant's rights organization to see if they can help. Send a letter by certified mail as well. Good luck.


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