Thanks to CAA, a recently signed law ensuring a tenant’s ability to pay rent through a third party also contains protections for landlords.

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

The California Apartment Association worked with the author, Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, to prevent this from happening.

AB 2219, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Aug. 28, provides that a landlord who accepts a rent payment from …

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