If the tenant is in breach of the lease, they can be evicted, even if they are paying rent. If the tenant is being evicted because of a complaint the filed with the housing authority, then that could be considered a retaliatory eviction.
I agree with what the other attorney stated. There may be other reasons to evict a tenant besides rent.
Yes, it is possible to evict a tenant even if a tenant is paying rent if there is any legal basis such as breach of a lease or rental agreement. However, if the tenant is being evicted because of filing a complaint discrimination complaint with the housing authority, then it could be considered a retaliatory eviction. For more information, see:
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