What can a landlord deduct from a security deposit in California?

This question is about California Security Deposit Law

What can a landlord deduct from a security deposit in California?

A landlord in California can legally deduct the following from the security deposit: unpaid rent and cost of repairs, cleaning, and restoration. However, repairs and restorations are not chargeable against the security deposit if they are for that damage was caused by normal wear and tear, or existed before the tenant moved in.

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