Landlord broke lease agreement

By Lisa K

Our landlord has broken our lease agreement by evicting us so that she could move back into the property. Wondering what legal recourse we have available?

Edited on: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 1:39 pm

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February 22nd, 2013 5:34 pm

A landlord can evict you for reasons for “personal use,” which means the she or her family will need to use the rental property as their primary residence. Your landlord should have given you 30 days of notice to end the tenancy prior to the eviction. If she did that, she is well within her legal means. But if she did not do that, you may have a case. You will need to find yourself a good lawyer to help you out.


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