Third Party Payments to California Residential Landlords

Jamie Sternberg, Esq.


September, 2018

Effective August 28, 2018, California AB 2219 requires residential landlords to accept rent payments through a third party, if the payor provides a signed acknowledgment stating that they are not currently a tenant of the premises and that acceptance of the rent payment does not create a new tenancy with the third party. It amends Civil Code §1947.3.

The text of the revised code section is in the downloadable pdf.

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