If you are going to rent an apartment, condo or home in California, then you will probably be asked to verify your commitment by signing paperwork, paying at least a month’s rent ahead of time, and putting down a security deposit.
California Landlord-Tenant Law: The Eviction Process
Security deposits are included in landlord and tenant laws for California. Let’s take a look at how they apply to both parties.
Tenants Have Options Under California Landlord-Tenant Laws