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Legal Information: California
If I terminate my lease, will that harm my chances of renting a new apartment?
The law says that landlords cannot refuse to rent an apartment to someone who is otherwise qualified solely because the tenant terminated a lease under this law that protects victims.1
1 Cal.Civ.Code § 1946.7(j)
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