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Warranty of Habitability and Retaliation Defenses in an Unlawful Detainer Case

 

   A further blow to California landlords: Tenants may litigate warranty of habitability and retaliation defenses in an Unlawful Detainer case, even if they did not check these boxes on their Answer. So long as a tenant identifies a breach … Continue reading

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My Tenant is Claiming Retaliatory Eviction in Los Angeles. Help!

 

 It your tenant claims “retaliation” as a defense to an unlawful detainer eviction case in Los Angeles, and wins, then you will not be able to evict the tenant, and you may be subject to other consequences. If your tenant … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Eviction in California – Non-Waivable!

 

 A tenant’s right to claim a retaliatory motive for an eviction cannot be waived.  Sometimes, landlords will place a clause in the lease in an attempt to stop a tenant from claiming retaliation during an eviction.  Any type of retaliatory … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Eviction – Overview of 180 Day Retaliation Defense for California Eviction

 

 A tenant has a complete defense to an eviction case in California if the landlord’s intent for the eviction is retaliatory.   A tenant eviction in California is considered retaliatory if the eviction is intended to punish the tenant because … Continue reading

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