2011 California Law update

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The following 2011 law may be of value to California agents.



AB 1800
(eff. Jan. 1, 2011)
Unlawful renting of residential dwelling  

Existing law makes it a misdemeanor for a person to claim ownership or take possession of someone else's residential property for the purpose of renting or leasing it to another without the consent of the owner.  This law increases the penalties for this offense to a maximum of $2,500 or imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year or by both.

Amends Section 602.9 of the CA Penal Code. 


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John Souerbry
Cordon Real Estate - Fairfield, CA
Homes, Land & Investments

Jim - great information.  I'd like to see arms chopped off for this one, it's so common in Silicon Valley.

Nov 23, 2011 03:02 AM #1
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