12 legal reasons for evictions

Rent Control is overseen by the Los Angeles Housing Department – their web address is: www.lahd.lacity.org

Information from LAHD on rent stabilization ordancence (RSO) can be found here:

http://lahd.lacity.org/lahdinternet/RentStabilization/tabid/247/language/en-US/Default.aspx

Twelve Legal Reasons for Evictions

  1. The tenant has failed to pay rent
  2. The tenant has violated the lease
  3. The tenant is damaging property or creating a public nuisance to other residents
  4. The tenant is using the rental unit to carry out illegal purposes
  5. The tenant refuses a written request by landlord to execute a lease renewal for a further term of like duration with similar provisions
  6. The tenant has refused landlord reasonable access to the unit for the purpose of making repairs or improvements, or for inspection, or to show the unit to prospective purchaser.
  7. The person in possession of the unit at the end of the lease Is a subtenant who is not approved by the landlord
  8. The landlord seeks in good faith to recover the rental unit for Owner Occupancy, or a residential Manager
  9. The landlord seeks to recover possession of the unit to undertake primary renovation work and the tenant has failed to relocate
  10. The landlord seeks to regain procession of the rental unit to demolish or remove the unit permanently from rental use
  11. The landlord is forced by government order to vacate the building as a result of the Los Angeles Municipal Code
  12. The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is both the owner and plaintiff and seeks to recover possession in order to vacate the property prior to sale

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