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Landlord required to takes care of pests?

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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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 nature and is not intended, nor should be construed, as legal advice. This posting does not create any attorney-client relationship with the author. For specific advice about your particular situation, consult your own attorney.


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