constructive eviction

Definition of "constructive eviction"
  1. A situation where a landlord's failure to maintain livable conditions effectively forces a tenant to move out, bypassing state eviction processes
How to use "constructive eviction" in a sentence
  1. The lack of heat in the house amounted to constructive eviction, forcing the tenants to find another home.
  2. A landlord's refusal to deal with ongoing pests led to a case of constructive eviction.
  3. When a landlord failed to fix a serious mold problem, it resulted in a constructive eviction.

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