California Civil Code Section 798.18
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798.18. (a) A homeowner shall be offered a rental agreement for (1)
a term of 12 months, or (2) a lesser period as the homeowner may
request, or (3) a longer period as mutually agreed upon by both the
homeowner and management.
(b) No rental agreement shall contain any terms or conditions with
respect to charges for rent, utilities, or incidental reasonable
service charges that would be different during the first 12 months of
the rental agreement from the corresponding terms or conditions that
would be offered to the homeowners on a month-to-month basis.
(c) No rental agreement for a term of 12 months or less shall
include any provision which authorizes automatic extension or renewal
of, or automatically extends or renews, the rental agreement beyond
the initial term for a term longer than 12 months at the sole option
of either the management or the homeowner.
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Last modified: October 1, 2013