The California Apartment Association has added landlord safeguards to a bill that would ensure a tenant’s ability to pay rent through a third party.

Historically, landlords have been unwilling to accept payments from third parties over concerns that a third party would claim a right to possession of the unit.

Assemblyman Philip Ting

CAA worked with the author, Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, to prevent this from happening.

AB 2219 now provides that a landlord who accepts …

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