How Much Can a Landlord Charge for a Security Deposit in California?

This question is about California Security Deposit Law

The maximum security deposit a landlord can charge in California is 2 month’s rent for unfurnished units and 3 month’s rent for furnished units. However, if the tenant is an active service member, the limit goes down to 1 month’s rent for unfurnished units and 2 months for furnished ones.

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