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1

By law, a property located in a city or town cannot have a lease term longer than ___.

99 Years

2

The landlord has the right to enter a leased premises: 

  • in an emergency
  • if the tenant has abandoned the premises
  • pursuant to a court order
  • all of the above 

All of the above 

3

A lease CANNOT be terminated by a landlord when:

  • The tenant refuses to pay rent
  • the tenant files a complaint against the landlord with the department of health
  • the premises are destroyed and there is no covenant to replace or repair
  • the tenant uses the premises for an unauthorized purpose 

the tenant files a complaint against the landlord with the department of health 

4

Under the landlord and tenant laws, a landlord is required to store the personal possessions left behind by tenants for a period of 

30 days 

5

In nonresidential property, the amount of the required security deposit is limited to 

there is no limitation 

6

An action to evict a tenant fromm rental housing owned or subsidized by a governmental agency cannot be brought without

an administrative hearing 

7

All of the following are duties of a property manager, except:

  • conducting the day-to-day business necessary to maintain the property
  • advertising the property
  • showing units to prospective tenants
  • filing tax returns on the property for the owner 

filing tax returns on the proeprty for the owner 

8

even though not specifically set forth in a lease agreement, there is a legally implied 

warranty of habitability 

9

 A property manager 

is an agent of the property owner 

10

A property management agreement should include

  • The owner's responsibilities 
  • The method of dispute resolution
  • the agency agreement, including the scope of authority being given
  • All of the above

 All of the above

11

Withholding essential services is an illegal act known as 

constructive eviction 

12

In california, if the parties fail to stipulate when rent is due on a lease of less than one year, it shall be payable 

at the end of the lease term 

13

The owner of a leasehold has the exclusive right of ___

possession 

14

In California, the maximum amount of security deposit allowed for an unfurnished residential property is 

two months' rent 

15