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AB-2774 Hiring of real property: tenants: late fees. (2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 1950.10 is added to the Civil Code, to read:

 (a) A landlord, or the landlord’s agent, may not charge a tenant a late fee in excess of fifty dollars ($50).
(b) For purposes of this section, “late fee” means a monetary charge imposed on the tenant due to a failure on the part of the tenant to pay the agreed-upon rental amount within the timeframe specified within the rental agreement.
(c) (1) This section is not intended to supersede any applicable law or regulation that governs the collection of late fees under federal or state housing assistance programs.
(2) This section shall apply to rental agreements entered into, extended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021.