EDAMERICA, INC. v. SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES (JUNG), B167449
Liability under the statute prohibiting "key money" (an upfront bonus payment to secure the tenancy) only attaches where landlord both (1) demands "key money" as a condition of initiating, continuing or renewing a lease or rental agreement, and (2) fails to state the amount of the demanded payment in the resulting written lease or rental agreement.
- Decided 12/23/2003
- Published 12/23/2003
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Henry M. Lee & Associates and Henry M. Lee, Los Angeles, for Petitioners., Lim, Ruger & Kim, Los Angeles, Brian K. Sheldon and Nicolas Orihuela for Real Parties in Interest.
- For Appellees:
- No appearance for Respondent.