constructive eviction definition

  • noun:
    • : breach of a landlord/tenant relationship occurring if the landlord cannot purchase the tenant to leave the home, but allows the house occupied by the tenant to-fall into such poor problem that it could no longer be lived-in.
    • action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal procedure is involved

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