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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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Tenant Retaliation Defense to Eviction under Civil Code Section 1942.5

 

 A landlord may not evict a tenant in California based on retaliation. If the landlord retaliates against the tenant because of the exercise by the tenant of his rights or because of his complaint to an appropriate agency as to … Continue reading

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