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What Happens if a Tenant Wins an Eviction Case Due to the Warranty of Habitability?

If the tenant has defaulted on his or her rent obligations and the landlord sues the tenant for non-payment of rent, the tenant can raise as a defense the “warranty of habitability.” If a tenant wins the case based on the landlord’s breach of the warranty of habitability, the following is the likely outcome: The …

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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 of the warranty of habitability or of retaliation somewhere in their answer and discusses thisĀ at …

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