Potential Cause of Constructive Eviction - Woman Under Sink Looking at Broken Leaking Pipes - Calling Landlord for Repairs

Constructive Eviction – It’s No Good

Constructive Eviction is the illegal, often unethical act or failure to act by a landlord which causes substantial interference with or permanently deprives a tenant from his/her right to quiet enjoyment of the rented premises because they have become uninhabitable and/or unsuitable for the purposes for which they were leased, thereby giving the tenant no other option but to leave the leased premises within a reasonable time frame. In other words, this act or failure to act forces the tenant to vacate the rental property prior to the end of a lease period.

Examples of constructive eviction include, but are not limited to:

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