Eviction Strategies do not prevent property damage or income loss. An eviction should be the last resort of any landlord because it takes a lot of time and money. Even in cases where the landlord is likely to win an eviction, the process still takes time.

Comprehensive Eviction Strategies List

  1. Understand the Eviction Laws.
  2. Have a Valid Reason for Eviction.
  3. Try to Reason with Your Tenants.
  4. Give a Formal Notice of Eviction.
  5. File Your Eviction with the Courts.
  6. Prepare for and Attend the Court Hearing.
  7. Evicting the Tenant.

Most Importantly to prevent eviction and income loss, tenants should be held accountable for their actions via reporting rent payments.

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A tenant in Surprise, Arizona is suing the town for passing a “nuisance” rental ordinance. Landlord forced to evict tenant woman for calling the police for help. Lawyers for the ACLU and a private law firm have joined forced to represent the tenant. The single mother and domestic violence survivor says she was further victimized ….  Continue Reading

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The City Council in El Cerrito, California Mulls Eviction Limits. Mayor is considering a restriction that would limit the reasons a landlord would have for evicting a tenant. Referred to as “just cause eviction” or “eviction for good cause”, these rules are not new, and seen most frequently in connection to rent stabilization policies. In ….  Continue Reading

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Lawmakers in San Francisco are championing a measure that would prevent eviction of teachers working during the nine-month school term. The proposed rule builds on existing legislation that protects families with school-aged children from being evicted during the school year. The measure, which  limits “no-fault” evictions, follows on the heels on a contentious battle between city officials ….  Continue Reading

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Some landlords rely on eviction laws as a safety net to stave off income loss. Unfortunately, landlords need to know that net is full of holes: Not every problem tenant can be evicted. A British Columbia landlord recently discovered that she could not quickly evict a tenant for paying late and living in filth. Despite ….  Continue Reading

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You may be one of the many landlords who find comfort in the belief that, if all else fails, you can always evict a bad tenant and start the process over again. Unfortunately, that does not hold true and landlord eviction strategy fail happens. The worst eviction strategy a landlord can adopt is to believe ….  Continue Reading

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If you think evicting your bad tenant will be easy, think again. A successful eviction takes knowledge, skill, and a whole lot of perseverance. Read on to see if you know the basic eviction rules every landlord and property manager should know. An eviction is akin to pushing a piano up a staircase: it’s hard ….  Continue Reading

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A Vancouver tenant who was evicted over his use of marijuana in a rental unit lost his bid in the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal. Landlord Wins Medical Marijuana case for multiple reasons. The tenant had claimed that the marijuana was permitted for a medical condition, and that the landlord discriminated against him because of his ….  Continue Reading

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The city of Berlin, New Hampshire, has agreed to fix its nuisance, or “three-strikes eviction” rental law which forces landlords to evict tenants if police are called to a property. The law made no exceptions for victims. The ordinance requires landlords to evict tenants cited three or more times for “disorderly action,” which can encompass ….  Continue Reading

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Eviction. It’s bad news for landlords and tenants alike. The only thing worse than having to file for an eviction is going to court and losing. If you are contemplating an eviction, before evicting make certain that the odds are in your favor: What Does Your Lease Say? The most common reasons for evicting a ….  Continue Reading

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A landlord delayed repairs and is paying the price for not replacing shoddy carpeting in his rental property. The landlord admitted that the carpet was in bad repair when a new tenant moved in. The previous tenant’s pet rabbit had chewed an area of carpeting, and more was damaged by fireplace cinders. At least three ….  Continue Reading