Constructive Eviction Terminates Lease, Despite "Hell or High Water" Clause

Constructive Eviction Terminates Lease, Despite "Hell or High Water" Clause



In certain frustrating situations, you may be able to terminate your lease, relieving you of your obligation to pay—even if you are bound by a “hell or high water” clause that your owner thought would protect it under any circumstances. That was the outcome of a recent case in which agreements that a tenant signed after its owner mortgaged the property were found to be nonbinding due to problems with the property that constructively evicted the tenant.

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