Gives the landlord permission to call to previous landlords, for the purposes of doing a background and referene check. This is used for the purpose of verifying the information in the rental application before renting a house to the tenant. This form carefully limits the information that can be shared. That inforamtion should be directly related to the qualifications of the tenant and nothing more. This ensures that extraneous and possibily sensitive information, or information that can be discriminatory is not shared for California(US)
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California has strict and wide-ranging tenant rights. California tenant rights are derived from California tenant rightsofficial state statutes and cover everything from voilation of a lease agreement, what do landlords have to do before they enter an occupied rental house, tenant fees, settlement of tenant rights, and more.

  • This page outlines the tenant and owner rights and obligations in California.
  • This guide, written by the Department of Consumer Affairs & Legal Affairs, provides a comprehensive list of tenant and landlord rights and obligations. This is a practical resources for both tenants and landlords
  • A comprehensive list of resources provided by the HUD to help you understand the tenant rights and protections in California.

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