Landlord required to takes care of pests?

Asked almost 3 years ago - Los Angeles, CA

Lately I've noticed bugs entering my apartment through cracks around the window, and when I try and get ahold of the landlord he tells me to "See what I can do about it first". This is clearly the landlord's responsibility, right?


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  1. Frank Wei-Hong Chen

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Correct, this is the landlord's responsibility pursuant to California Civil Code sections 1941 and 1941.1.

    Frank W. Chen is licensed to practice law in the State of California. The information presented here is general in... more
  2. Kevin Samuel Sullivan


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . It is the landlord's responsibility to take care of these problems.

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