Court Affirms Decision Refusing To Dismiss Retaliatory Eviction Claim

SAN FRANCISCO - A California court on July 23 affirmed a trial court's decision that refused to strike a retaliatory eviction claim asserted by tenants who alleged that their apartment contained mold and water leaks, finding that they submitted evidence in support of their claims that the landlords excessively entered the property in an attempt make them vacate and that they showed they were likely to succeed on the claim (Maria Elena Lopez, et al. v. Peter Alevizos, et al., No. A135641, Calif. App., 1st Dist., Div. 4; 2013 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 5186).

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