Can I Supply My Landlord With My Credit Report And Have That Deducted From The Cost Of The Background Check?

California Civil Code Section 1950.6(a) allows a landlord to accept a credit report from a potential tenant but they are not required to accept it. If the landlord accepts your credit report you should not be charged for an additional one.

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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