california criminal history time frame
how far back does criminal history get reported in the state of California?
Employers are more regulated and carefully scrutinized regarding this topic more than landlords. Public records are easily accessible for a very long time. However, from a credit reporting standpoint - 7 years is the most common, but it will depend on the charge. For example, sex offender information is publicly available for however long the order is in place to register.
The most common question encountered on rental applications seems to address the past 10 years.