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Knowledge Base Entry: Application to Rent

The most popular form in the CAA library, and also the most important. This form provides personal information about a prospective tenant for you to verify. Do not complete this...

Knowledge Base Entry: Application to Rent (Large Print)

The large print version of the Application to Rent with Receipt Attached. Do not complete this form without first reviewing the instruction sheet....

Knowledge Base Entry: California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

In response to growing concerns about the privacy and safety of consumers’ personal information, the California legislature introduced and passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The goal is...

Knowledge Base Entry: Certification to Investigative Consumer Reporting Agency

This form can be used to certify compliance with the Investigative Consumer Reporting agencies Act to the screening company that prepares an investigative consumer report at the Landlord’s request, if...

Knowledge Base Entry: Children: Renting to Families with Children

With the limited exception of senior housing complexes, Federal and State law make it illegal for rental property owners to refuse to rent housing to families with children. Also protected...

Knowledge Base Entry: City of Hayward – Source of Income Discrimination Law

Effective July 25, 2019, the City of Hayward prohibits discrimination based on a tenant’s source of income, including the receipt of housing subsidies, such as Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers....

Knowledge Base Entry: City of San Diego – Source of Income Discrimination Law

Effective August 1, 2019, the City of San Diego prohibits discrimination based on a tenant’s source of income, including the receipt of housing subsidies, such as Section 8 Housing Choice...

Knowledge Base Entry: City of San Jose – Housing Payment Equality Ordinance

Effective September 26, 2019, the City of San Jose prohibits discrimination based on a tenant’s source of income, including the receipt of housing subsidies, such as Section 8 Housing Choice...

Knowledge Base Entry: Document Retention – How long should a rental property owner keep an application submitted by a prospective resident? How long should the application and rental agreement be saved after a resident moves out?

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Knowledge Base Entry: Guarantee of Rental Agreement

By using this form, a third party becomes the guarantor of the resident and incurs the liability of paying rent and other costs. Do not complete this form without first...