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Legal Information: California

Housing Laws

Updated: 
April 2, 2020

If I get my lease terminated, how will this affect my roommates?

If you have a roommate(s) who is listed as a tenant on the lease, your roommate(s) will not be affected if your lease obligations are terminated under this law. Your roommate is still bound by the lease even if you are allowed to get out of your lease.1

1 Cal.Civ.Code §1946.7(e)