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Does a landlord need to give a reason for evicting a tenant?

Does a landlord need to give a reason for evicting a tenant?

Question: I’ve been living in a great apartment close to work for three years. My lease ended after a year, and I am now going month to month. I love the location, felt safe and planned to live here a long time. Last week, my landlord served me with a “60 Day Notice to Quit.” I don’t know what to do. Can she do that when I’m a good tenant who pays rent on time?

Answer: If you were on a lease, the landlord could not give you a 60 Day Notice to Quit without cause, but you stated that you are now on a month-to-month tenancy. Because you are now “month to month,” the general rule under California Civil Code section...

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