Business / Real Estate / Eviction: 1. The legal process of removing a tenant from the premises as a result of a breach of a lease. 2. The distrubance of a tenants enjoyment of any material part of a leased premises by an act of the landlord, or by a claim of superior title by a third party.

Other Words for Eviction

Eviction Verb Synonyms: ouster, dispossession, dislodgement, expulsion, ejection, removal, disseisin or disseizin, the boot

Retaliatory Eviction

Business / Real Estate / Retaliatory Eviction: An eviction due to a tenants complaints to the landlord, a public agency or tenant association. It is illegal for a landlord to decrease services, increase rent or evict the tenant within 180 days of MORE

Constructive Eviction

Business / Real Estate / Constructive Eviction: Actions of a landlord that so materially disturb or impair a tenants enjoyment of the leased premises that the tenant is effectively forced to move out and terminate the lease without liability for an MORE

Actual Eviction

Business / Real Estate / Actual Eviction: The legal process that results in the tenants being physically removed from the leased premises. MORE

Unruh Civil Rights Act

Business / Real Estate / Unruh Civil Rights Act: Forbids discrimination as to sex, race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin in accommodations and business establishments. Under this law there can be no arbitrary eviction, rent increase or MORE