Eviction meaning

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The action of removing a tenant or other occupant from real property.
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The physical removal of an individual from real property.
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Wrongful acts of a landlord that make premises uninhabitable, with the intent or result of forcing the tenant to leave.
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Eviction in retaliation for a tenant’s complaints to or about the landlord with regard to living conditions. If eviction occurs within a narrow timeframe following such complaints, it is presumed to be retaliatory. Retaliatory eviction is illegal under the statutes of most states.
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The act of evicting.
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The state of being evicted.
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Origin of eviction

  • From Middle French éviction, from Latin evictio, from evincere.

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