What can I do if a sub-renter installed a lock without telling me or the owner of the house?

Asked on January 20, 2013 under Real Estate Law, California

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Based upon what you have written about, you and the owner of the unit need to give written notice to the sub-renter of the need to provide both of you with a copy of the key to the lock that you have written about for safety reasons. If the sub-renter refuses, such a refusal could very well be grounds for the termination of his or her lease.


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