Eviction From A Home
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This category is about landlords removing a tenant from a home property through a lawsuit or force, ways to counter an eviction, or being removed from a shelter, subsidized housing, a group home. It includes evictions from private rentals, subsidized homes, public housing, and housing with rent control.
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This resource is about landlords removing a tenant from a home property. A tenant may have legal defenses or other strategies to counter an eviction or removal from a home. A tenant can use these defenses to protect themselves against an eviction.
This resource is about what a tenant can do after they get evicted from a home. A tenant has the right to their own defense against an eviction. This includes living conditions (habitability) and defenses against an eviction. Military service member's protections around an eviction, notice, and procedural defenses against an eviction. Retaliatory eviction defenses against an eviction. Title and ownership defenses against an eviction.
Louisiana law provides certain protections from evictions based on incidents of domestic abuse. This discusses how tenants can claim protection from eviction based on domestic abuse and when a landlord can evict a tenant even though there has been an incident of domestic abuse on the leased premises.
If a person misses a court date in an eviction proceeding, the Court may enter a judgment of eviction. This article explains some options for people who missed their court date.
This information covers how Louisiana has its own set of laws and regulations that govern landlord-tenant relationships. In Louisiana, residential rentals are not governed by the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (URLTA) like in many other states.