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My son has a situation on a apartment rental in Long Beach,

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My son has a situation on a apartment rental in Long Beach, Ca. He gave an initial security deposit of 250.00 to the Landlord. They are going to be leaving the apartment soon and she is asking for 100.00 to 125.00 for cleaning fees now before they exit the apartment. She states she will return the security deposit within a three week time frame. Is it legal for the landlord to ask for the cleaning fees now?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  LandlordTenantAnswer replied 10 months ago.
Good morning. Is there anything in his lease agreement which requires a cleaning fee to be paid?
Expert:  LandlordTenantAnswer replied 10 months ago.
Hi, are you still with me?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I will have my son send me the contract.
Expert:  LandlordTenantAnswer replied 10 months ago.
Certainly. Just let me know