Category: Security Deposits
The banks and owners will all tell you that your security deposit is, poof, gone, up in smoke. Not true.
Often the landlord or his representative will show up at the small claims hearing and deny that the inspection ever took place.
I know my old landlord has filed for bankruptcy. He did not return my security deposit after I moved out. Can I get my money back?
The fact that the tenant was, arguably, an illegal subletter has absolutely nothing to do with the refund of his security deposit
Someone recently told me that in San Francisco, a landlord is supposed to give tenants a yearly check for the interest accrued on their security deposit.