For unfurnished units, landlords cannot charge more than the cost of two months rent for the security deposit. However, if the tenant owns a water bed the landlord is allowed to charge the amount of two times the cost of two and a half months rent.
For furnished units, landlords cannot charge over the amount of three months rent. If the tenant has a waterbed, the landlord may request up to three and a half times the amount of a months rent. Landlords may also require that tenants pay the full amount of the first months rent as well as the total amount of the security deposit.
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