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Eviction

The casting out of a tenant from a tenancy. For example, a landlord may evict a resident of an apartment for non-payment of rent. Eviction may occur for a tenant's violations of the lease agreement. In general, however, the landlord must give notice a certain number of days before an eviction may take place.

eviction

The process of denying possession to a tenant.It may be one of the following:

• Actual, as when the landlord obtains a court order that the tenant vacate the premises or have his or her goods and person removed by law enforcement officials.

• Constructive, as when the landlord allows a condition to continue that renders the premises, or a part of the premises, incapable of possession and enjoyment.

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It is in this perspective that the Minister and the Secretary of State for Territorial Cohesion launched since September 2017 the update of the interdepartmental action plan for the prevention of eviction, the final version of which was presented today.
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It can also prevent you from moving into public housing, because most of our public housing authorities, even though they don't have to, count evictions as a mark against an application.
Forced evictions are a longstanding concern across Somalia according to figures cited by theUN Refugee Agency(UNHCR), since 2015 an average of 155,000 people have been evicted every year.
The second reform relates to the doctrine of the implied warranty of habitability and the related doctrine barring retaliatory evictions.
We still demand that the World Bank take responsibility for the evictions at Boeung Kak as we've been waiting now for almost 10 years," she said.
Two key international treaty bodies, namely the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and the Human Rights Committee, earlier this year both urged France to refrain from such forced evictions without the provision of alternative housing.
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Graham Kinnear managing director at Landlord Assist says: "We accept that it is important to prevent revenge evictions from taking place.
A recent report stated that 200,000 people suffered from so-called revenge evictions in the last year, whereby landlords have served tenants with eviction notices for requesting repairs to be made to the property.
The notices that we receive the most questions about are the eviction notices.
There have been widespread protests against evictions in Spain by people who are already under financial pressure because of spending cuts, tax increases and record unemployment.