Habitability

California law requires residential landlords to maintain rented dwellings so as to keep them in a habitable condition. Damages in a habitability lawsuit can include return of rent paid, damages for physical harm and emotional distress, punitive damages, and attorney's fees. 

We represent property owners and tenants alike in habitability claims.  If you need advice on habitability issues or are facing a habitability dispute, contact our firm to speak with an experienced landlord-tenant attorney.