California Tenant Screening

California Tenant Screening 2018-01-25T21:11:36+00:00


The United States has over 1 million residents in rental housing, which is 35% of the total US population. In California, almost 17% of the state’s population is in apartment housing. can help California landlords with tenant screening to make the application and rental process faster and easier than ever.

California contains one of the largest ranges of available tenant history; from as early as 1964 to as late as 2001, depending on the county. Information obtained from consumer reports cannot be used to alter a rental agreement, only nullify it if its terms are revealed to have been breached.

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Important Tenant Screening Regulation In California

Court Records

Court record dates will range from as early as 1964 in Santa Cruz County, to 2001 in San Bernardino County. Different counties may record felonies, or felonies and misdemeanors.

Arrest Logs

Arrest logs can be searched starting from between the years of 1999 and 2006, depending on the county.


Eviction records can be searched up to seven years prior to the request.

Seven Year Limit

Any consumer report connected to employment will not reveal and conviction or arrest information after seven years have passed from the release or parole date of the individual.

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