The legal term describing a situation in which a lessor's breach of a lease contract causes the lessee (tenant) to cancel the contract and vacate.
a breach of contract, warranty, or agreement that prevents at tenant or buyer from enjoying their property or possessing it.Often, constructive eviction has to do with a landlord or seller's actions or with the presence of an outstanding title.
When a landlord's property is so unfit for habitation, the tenant is compelled to leave.
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