California law offer greater protection for tenants renting from unresponsive landlords as well as more options for landlords to get rid of drug dealers and destructive tenants. Among the provisions :
Authorizes courts to order the quick removal of tenants involved in drug-related criminal activity or violence, even when there is no arrest.
Allows landlords to remove abandoned personal items once they have complied with notice requirements.
Makes a landlord guilty of forcible entry for willfully interrupting utility service, unless it is done for health and safety reasons.
Allows a tenant, under certain circumstances and after giving a landlord written notice, to raise the defense of breach of warranty of habitability in a failure to pay rent eviction.
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