This month’s e-newsletter includes an article overviewing the implied covenant of quiet enjoyment.
In other firm news, I’d like to acknowledge the hard work of our entire team on a recent success. Recently, Tenant Law Group secured a total recovery of $422,315.42 twenty-four days before trial on behalf of two tenants over age sixty-five who alleged they had been wrongfully evicted from their rent-controlled San Francisco apartment following a thirty-three-year tenancy. While their story was truly heartbreaking, it is victories like these on behalf of wonderful clients like this husband and wife couple that make our fight against illegal evictions, harassment, and discrimination so rewarding.
Eric L. Toscano
CEO & Managing Attorney
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UNDERSTANDING THE IMPLIED COVENANT OF QUIET ENJOYMENT
Under California law, every residential lease contains two implied promises (or “covenants”) that apply regardless of whether they explicitly appear in a rental agreement. One is the warranty of habitability, which provides that rented properties must meet certain minimum standards of liveability, as set forth in California Civil Code section 1941.1 and California Health and Safety Code sections 17920.3 and 17920.10. Another is the covenant of quiet enjoyment...
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