Security Deposit Refunds : What The Law Says
PALM SPRINGS - Tenants of rental property across the state are entitled to a refund of their security deposit when they move out. or an accounting of why the property owner is keeping it.
KMIR 6 News has been asked to investigate unrefunded deposits several times in recent weeks. Each case is unique, but there are laws in the state of California governing what landlords must provide tenants within 21-Days of their move-out.
California law is spelled out on the California Department of Consumer Affairs website.