Why do landlords want to evict a tenant?

Why do landlords want to evict a tenant?

Eviction is often the most straight-forward option that provides the most certainty to landlords for the removal of errant tenants, thus preventing future breaches of tenancy. There are a number of scenarios in which you (the landlord) may want to evict a tenant (i.e remove a tenant from your property/land).

When does a landlord have to evict a noisy tenant?

If the noise still does not stop, landlords may be forced to evict the tenant. If their behavior is affecting the quality of life of the other tenants, it is better to rid the property of the problem rather than lose other respectful tenants.

Is the landlord responsible for the actions of a tenant?

“Landlords carry the liability for their tenant’s actions according to the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986.”

How to evict a tenant for a breach of tenancy?

Send a written termination of tenancy notice to the tenant The tenancy notice should explicitly state the breach of the tenancy for which the tenant is being evicted. If the breach is capable of remedy, the tenancy notice should state how the tenant can remedy the breach in order to continue the tenancy.

When does a landlord have the right to evict a tenant?

A landlord must notify a tenant in writing of any perceived noncompliance except for the failure to pay rent. If the issue can be corrected, the tenant will have seven days in which make the correction. If the tenant still has not complied after seven days, the landlord can begin the eviction process based on noncompliance.

Can a landlord be held responsible for the actions of a tenant?

Traditionally, the landlord has been held not to be responsible for actions of her tenants. However, the Second Restatement, and some recent cases, provide that the landlord is responsible for tenant harassment when the landlord had the power to evict the harassing tenant and does nothing to protect the victim tenant.

Can a landlord evict a tenant for code violations?

A landlord MAY NOT evict you solely in retaliation for the tenant complaining to a governmental agency about code violations or asserting other tenant rights.

Can a landlord evict a tenant for excessive noise?

Because noise disturbances are technically a lease violation, it is possible to send out a cure or quit eviction notice to tenants causing excessive noise. If they do not improve their behavior in the timeline listed in the notice, they can be asked to leave the property entirely.