Antioch, CA asked in Landlord - Tenant for California

Q: does my dad have any rights he's been living in a place over 20 years he's always replaced everything because landlord

Says if i have to replace IT I'm raising the rent...so 20+ yrs. No new carpet dads bought all the major appliances several times first major prob leak pipe 'll fixes n then evic notice taped to door 60 days get out dads handicapped and has 20 yrs of stuf to pack n move where???????

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Pahoua C Lor

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  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Fresno, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If a tenant has lived at a place for more than a year, the landlord must provide them with a 60 day notice. The landlord, owner, is able to recover possession for his property so long as the landlord does not violate laws. The basic idea is that a person can get back what rightfully belongs to them. For example, if he is evicting because your father complained too much about repairs, that may be considered retaliatory. If the landlord decided that he no longer wanted to rent to your father because of his race, sexual orientation or something similar, the notice may be considered discriminatory.

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