How Much Can I Be Required To Put Down For A Security Deposit?

California Civil Code Section 1950.5(c) allows a landlord to require a security deposit of two times the rent for an unfurnished residence and three times the rent for a furnished residence.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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