Risk of flooding (§ 8589.45) – If the rental property is in a location where there is a high risk of flooding, the landlord must disclose this knowledge as part of the rental agreement that will be made available to the new tenant (as of July 1, 2018). Sublease Agreement – If the primary lease agreement allows it, this can be implemented if a “subtenant” wishes to lease real estate to a “subtenant”. Megan`s Law (§ 2079.10(a)) – New tenants must be informed (in writing in the content of the rental agreement) that the California Department of Justice maintains a website that shares the reports of registered sex offenders. Demolition (§ 1940.6) – If a landlord has applied for permission to demolish his building, all potential tenants must be informed of future plans before the lease is concluded. Standard Lease Agreement – The paperwork used to formalize the rental rights and obligations granted to a property in order to create a legal link between a lessor and a tenant. Contact details (§ 1962) – The owner or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner must indicate his name, address and telephone number as well as the person responsible for the management of the property. They must also provide information about where, when and how rents can be made. Mold (§ 26147) – If the person renting/renting the property knows that there is harmful mold in the structure, they must notify all new or existing tenants. A disclosure form may be submitted if the owner is not aware of the mold contamination. Lead-based color (42 U.S. Code 4852(d) – The EPA & HUD has adopted a federal regulation requiring that all leased property built before 1978 and containing lead paint be provided with a lease agreement revealing the potential risks of contact with the harmful substance. Utilities (§1940.9) – A lessor must provide the tenant with information about the utilities that are distributed between the community sectors and their unit and the distribution of costs.
If the incidental costs are shared with other tenants, the lessor must disclose the forms that show how the bill is allocated. The HCD (Housing and Community Development) provides a guide to the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords, which contains all the information a landlord or tenant should know about the state rules/regulations for renting real estate. There is no additional period imposed by the State, the rent is due on the date provided for in the rental agreement (Article 1947). Methamphetamine contamination (§ 25400.45) – Owners are required to disclose all information about property exposed to hazardous chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine (for more information, see the Methamphetamine Contaminated Cleanup Act 2005). Smokers` Directive (§1947.5) – Before renting, the lessor must accompany the lease with a full advertisement specifying the rules and rules applicable to smoking cigarettes (tobacco) on the grounds or specifying that smoking is totally prohibited on the site. (HcD provides a guide on how landlords can ban smoking in rental units.) Death (§ 1710.2) – If, in the last 3 years, a death has occurred within the limits of the rented property, the owner or agent must pass on this knowledge to the new tenant (except in cases where the person has died of the AIDS virus). . . .