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Your rights as a renter if your apartment building is sold

What are your rights if your landlord sells the building you live in?
Do you have rights if your apartment building is sold? @Davidlaz has the answer

Rudy is a renter in Los Angeles. His building is for sale.

He wants to know what rights he has under the circumstances.

ASK LAZ: Smart answers to consumer questions

It would be nice to think that a valid lease must be honored in all cases, regardless of who owns a property. But laws for this sort of thing vary from state to state.

Check out today's Ask Laz video for what California's law has to say about such matters -- and what Rudy might consider doing.

If you have a consumer question, email me at asklaz@latimes.com or contact me via Twitter @Davidlaz.

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