California landlord tenant retaliatory eviction

Retaliatory actions and eviction A landlord may try to evict a tenant because the  tenant has exercised a legal right (for example, using the repair and deduct remedy, (see Having Repairs Made) or has complained about a problem in the rental  unit. Or, the landlord may raise the tenant's rent or otherwise seek to punish  [...]

By |March 10th, 2014|Unlawful Detainer|Comments Off on California landlord tenant retaliatory eviction

Can tenants in California repair and deduct from rent the cost of repair?

The "repair and deduct" remedy The "repair and deduct" remedy allows a tenant to deduct money from the  rent, up to the amount of one month's rent, to pay for repair of defects in the  rental unit.156 This remedy covers substandard conditions that  affect the tenant's health and safety, and that substantially breach the  implied [...]

By |March 5th, 2014|Unlawful Detainer|Comments Off on Can tenants in California repair and deduct from rent the cost of repair?
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