This webinar provides a paragraph-by-paragraph explanation of the entire CAA Rental/Lease Agreement, including the provisions required to comply with AB 1482 (the Tenant Protection Act of 2019), which imposed rent caps and just cause eviction restrictions on most properties in California.

The Rental/Lease Agreement is at the heart of the landlord-tenant relationship, so it’s crucial that you understand what provisions are included and what they mean.

Topics covered in this webinar include:

• Format Change to CAA’s Rental/Lease Agreement Addenda for 2023
• AB 1482 Single Family Homes and Condos Exemption
• AB 1482 Applicability of Rent Caps and Just Cause
• AB 1482 Owner Move In Provision
• AB 1482 Denial of Entry – Just Cause for Eviction
• Disclosure of Owner and Agent for Service of Process
• Rent Payments
• Security Deposits – renting to roommates, increasing deposits for existing tenants
• Prohibitions: Marijuana, smoking, pets, grills and more
• Incorporation of Separate Addenda (Water Conservation, Unlawful Activity, Political Signs, etc.)
• Attorney Fee Provision
• Mandatory Disclosures: Bed Bugs, Flood Hazards, and Megan’s Law


Monica Deka, Compliance and Legislative Counsel, California Apartment Association

Monica Deka advises CAA’s state public affairs team, develops CAA education and compliance materials, assists members on CAA’s Helpline, and supplements CAA’s advocacy efforts with legal input from her years in private practice. Deka has extensive experience advocating on behalf of property owners and managers throughout California in litigation and real estate transactions. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Moravian College, a Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law, and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from New York University. She is a member of the California and New York State Bars. She previously worked as an attorney for the firm Kimball Tirey & St. John LLP.

Embert P. Madison, Jr., State Advocacy and Compliance Counsel, California Apartment Association

Embert Madison analyzes and drafts state legislation impacting CAA, develops CAA’s education and compliance materials, and supplements CAA’s advocacy with legal input on legislative proposals. Madison has extensive experience drafting state legislation due to his time with the Office of Legislative Counsel and has years of private practice experience advocating on behalf of property owners in real estate transactions and land use projects. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of California, Riverside, a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Davis, and is a member of the California State Bar.

Original Broadcast Date: January 2023
On-Demand Webinar: $49 CAA Member/ $89 Non-Member
Estimated Course Length: 1 1/2 hrs

Qualifies for 1 Unit of CCRM Continuing Education Credit for current CCRM Certified Individuals.

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