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Can a landlord in California legally withhold the security deposit if a tenant is evicted due to default on rent?

Asked by Trulia San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Wed Feb 13, 2013

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This IS a legal question. If the person answering this question is not a license attorney in California, providing an answer to this question is equivalent to practicing law without a license.
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The answer is going to be in the lease that was used when tenancy started. Most standard leases have a clause that states like the California Association of Realtors lease "All or any portion . . . may be used to cure Tenant's default in payment of Rent . . .
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