Housing Discrimination and Retaliatory & Wrongful Eviction
Freiman Legal can help California residents fight their Housing Discrimination and Retaliatory & Wrongful Eviction case.
If a landlord brings eviction proceedings against you, and it was for an illegal reason such as disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, familial status, source of income - you can counter-sue your landlord in court for damages, which include, but are not limited to the lost rental value of the unit, moving costs and relocation fees, emotional distress and attorney's fees and costs.
If you, as a resident, have a dispute with your landlord and it doesn't go the way it should, and then you decide to inform the authorities, you are then protected from retaliatory activity. Your landlord is not allowed to go after you, as the resident. The kinds of retaliatory acts covered by most state statutes, including California are:
- increasing the rent;
- ending a month-to-month tenancy or refusing to renew a lease;
- firing off an eviction lawsuit if a tenant decides to stay put and fight in court; and
- petty inconveniences like draining a pool, removing laundry facilities, cancelling cable access, etc.
If you are a California resident living in West Covina, Camarillo, Valencia, Stockton, San Diego or Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, Freiman Legal can help with your Housing Discrimination and Retaliatory & Wrongful Eviction case.