Evictions in Glendale require a just cause reason. Landlords cannot evict their tenant in Glendale without a just cause reason. Examples of just cause evictions in Glendale includes the following:
- The tenant has failed to pay the rent to which the landlord is entitled.
- The tenant has violated their lease or rental agreement, and has failed to comply after having been given lawful notice.
- The tenant is committing or permitting to exist a nuisance or is causing damage to the rental unit or to the property. A nuisance is anything that creates an unreasonable interference with the comfort, safety, or enjoyment of any of the other residents of the same or adjacent buildings.
- The tenant is using or permitting a rental unit to be used for any illegal purpose. This includes committing any such acts within a 1,000 feet radius of the boundary line of the property.
- The person in possession of the rental unit at the end of a lease term is a subtenant not approved by the landlord.
- The tenant has refused the landlord reasonable access to the unit for the purpose o making repairs or improvements, inspection, or for the purpose of showing the rental unit t any prospective purchaser or mortgagee.
- The landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession so as to demolish, or perform other work on the building or unit, if: (i) the work costs at least eight times the amount of the monthly rent times the number of rental units being worked on, and (ii) such work makes the unit uninhabitable for more than 30 days. If a landlord is converting the unit to a condominium, separate noticing regulations apply.
- The landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession of the rental unit for use and occupancy by: a) A resident manager (provided that no alternative vacant unit is available or the building does not have an existing resident manager). b) The landlord, or the landlord’s spouse, grandparents, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, children, or parents. c) Tenants who require case management or counseling as part of the tenancy.
- The landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession in order to remove the rental unit permanently from rental housing use.
- The landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession of the rental unit in order to comply with a governmental agency’s order to vacate.
- The landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession of the rental unit in order to comply with a contractual agreement relating to the qualifications of tenancy.
- The tenant continues to smoke in the rental unit or in common areas where smoking is prohibited. (GMC 8.52.080.)
Not all Glendale properties are subject to just cause evictions in Glendale. Please contact us for help evicting your Glendale tenant.
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