A bill taking effect Jan. 1 lowers the amount California landlords can collect for security deposits from members of the U.S. military.

Under SB 644 by Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, security deposits for active military are limited to one months’ rent for unfurnished units and two months’ rent for furnished ones.

This resource contains member-only content

CAA members have access to compliance forms, educational tools, and extended news resources related to this topic.