retaliatory eviction

Definition of "retaliatory eviction"
  1. When a landlord evicts a tenant in response to the latter's legal actions like lodging a valid complaint about living conditions or using tenant rights
How to use "retaliatory eviction" in a sentence
  1. Jenna faced a retaliatory eviction after she complained about the faulty plumbing to the health department.
  2. Retaliatory eviction could be used as a defense if a tenant gets evicted for exercising their legal rights like rent withholding.
  3. Tenant unions aim to protect their members from situations like retaliatory eviction.

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