California Association of Realtors Residential Lease Agreement – The Association of Realtors has created an alternative version of the form available to tenants and renters. The paperwork can be completed in accordance with the instructions in the PDF and confirmed after consulting the signatures of the landlord and tenant. Death (§ 1710.2) – If, within the last 3 years, a death has occurred within the limits of the rented property, the owner or agent must pass on this knowledge to the new tenant (except in cases where the person has died of the AIDS virus). The California lease describes the agreement between a lessor and a tenant with respect to the use of real estate for a specified period of time. Certain provisions and disclosures are made in the document that legally protects the landlord and tenant if a party violates any of the written provisions. Both parties to the transaction must sign the contract for the document to be effective. Smokers` Directive (§1947.5) – Before renting, the lessor must accompany the lease with a full advertisement specifying the rules and rules applicable to smoking cigarettes (tobacco) on the grounds or specifying that smoking is totally prohibited on the site. (HcD provides a guide on how landlords can ban smoking in rental units.) A lessor must inform the tenant twenty-four (24) hours in advance (in writing) before entering/entering (§ 1954(a)). The communication should contain: standard rental agreement – paperwork used to formalize the rental rights and obligations granted to a property, in order to create a legal link between a lessor and a tenant. Proximity to a military base (§ 1940.7) – Owners / Owners of dwellings located within 1 mile of a military base with heavy weapons are required to disclose this fact before the execution of a lease. Flood risk (§ 8589.45) – If the rental property is in a location where there is a high risk of flooding, the landlord must disclose this knowledge as part of the rental agreement that will be made available to the new tenant (as of July 1, 2018). . .