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Disabled tenant (by FabricGal [CA]) Mar 24, 2023 6:16 PM
       Disabled tenant (by hubba hubba [CA]) Mar 24, 2023 7:01 PM
       Disabled tenant (by Moshe [CA]) Mar 24, 2023 8:02 PM
       Disabled tenant (by FabricGal [CA]) Mar 25, 2023 1:11 AM
       Disabled tenant (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Mar 25, 2023 10:31 AM
       Disabled tenant (by plenty [MO]) Mar 25, 2023 11:18 AM
       Disabled tenant (by Moshe [CA]) Mar 25, 2023 11:23 AM
       Disabled tenant (by mapleaf18 [NY]) Mar 25, 2023 1:45 PM
       Disabled tenant (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Mar 29, 2023 6:14 PM

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Disabled tenant (by FabricGal [CA]) Posted on: Mar 24, 2023 6:16 PM

Hubby and I are considering selling our rental property, a single-family home in a suburb of San Diego, California. One tenant has been there from the beginning, which was a bit over 20 years ago.

He is ‘disabled’, and I’ve written about him before on this board. He was slated for moving to section 8 housing a few years ago but decided he was just too comfortable where he was !! and didn’t want to move, so he gave up his place on the Sec 8 waiting list that now takes 10+ years to get to the top.

The tenant is estranged from his only living relative and there’s not likely to be any kind of reconciliation.

My big concern is that he will *use* his disability and refuse to move— excuses like he can’t find a place that he can afford, he doesn’t want to move out of the area & the area has no affordable housing for him, signing up for Section 8 will be another 10 years wait, he just doesn’t want to move, he is disabled and I can’t make him move, etc.

Hubby & I anticipate problems. I realize that one solution is to sell the place as tenant occupied. A different solution would be to terminate tenancy so the place will be sold without tenants. So here’s the question I guess, bottom line, if the tenant won’t leave and we do all the proper paperwork for eviction and judgments and stuff, is it possible the sheriff will actually come and physically move the tenant out of the house?


FabGal—By the way, I did voice to text but didn’t check over very carefully except for when I found the word “eviction” was changed to “erect*on” so I corrected that. I’m going to have to enunciate better. --174.195.xxx.xx

Disabled tenant (by hubba hubba [CA]) Posted on: Mar 24, 2023 7:01 PM

Ellis Act. --157.131.xxx.xx

Disabled tenant (by Moshe [CA]) Posted on: Mar 24, 2023 8:02 PM

Are you subject to the California Tenant Protection Act of 2019?


Disabled tenant (by FabricGal [CA]) Posted on: Mar 25, 2023 1:11 AM

Thanks hubba. Moshe no, I’m not subject to that.

FabGal --174.195.xxx.xx

Disabled tenant (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Mar 25, 2023 10:31 AM

If you want him out to sell, start now. Maybe you can have him out by summer, which is going to be your best season to sell. The house will have to be vacant in order to get your best price for it. --76.178.xxx.xxx

Disabled tenant (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Mar 25, 2023 11:18 AM

Oh I thought people wanted to be treated the same. So how would you treat someone without a disability? Can you raise the rent and continue to do that every couple months until they get the idea that it would be cheaper to move? Can you just end the agreement by giving the resident required paperwork that you are not renewing? Sell...Seems like you have no choices on running your business. Maybe in California it's just that way. --172.59.xxx.xxx

Disabled tenant (by Moshe [CA]) Posted on: Mar 25, 2023 11:23 AM

Does San Diego have its own Tenant Protection Act?


Disabled tenant (by mapleaf18 [NY]) Posted on: Mar 25, 2023 1:45 PM

Plenty, that's just it. A lot of these protected classes want SPECIAL rights not equal rights. --64.246.xxx.xx

Disabled tenant (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Mar 29, 2023 6:14 PM

I am pretty sure the access Center is still there in San Diego in the North Park area, if I recall right. Why not check in with them to make sure you have your tees crossed in advance. A mistake can be incredibly costly --24.101.xxx.xxx

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