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California

California Civ. Code § 1946.7

2019 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination, Housing, Lease Termination


STATUS: Enacted

This law allows victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, or abuse of an elder or a dependent adult to terminate a tenancy without penalty given that they provide proper documentation.

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California

California Code Civ. Proc. § 1161.3 (Amended by AB 2413)

2018 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination, Housing, Lease Termination


STATUS: Enacted

This law prohibits landlords from terminating or failing to renew a lease of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, or abuse of an elder or a dependent adult.

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Arizona

HB 2651 (Amending Ariz. rev. stat. Ann. § 33-1318)

2018 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination, Housing, Lease Termination, Lock Changes


STATUS: Enacted

This bill extended provisions for domestic violence survivors to break their leases without penalty to sexual assault survivors.

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Arkansas

Arkansas Code. Ann. § 18-16-112

2009 | Domestic Violence/DV Protections, Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination, Housing, Lock Changes


STATUS: Enacted

This law both prohibits housing discrimination on the basis of a tenant's status as a domestic abuse survivor and requires landlords to change the locks at the survivor's request.

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