We violated our lease's drug addendum and were served a demand to cure the violation within three days. We did what was necessary to bring ourselves into compliance within the allotted time but were neither notified of, nor (to our knowledge) given a follow-up inspection to determine if we should be evicted or not. Additionally, we were served with our eviction summons (and subsequently evicted) without the second inspection. Our property management company followed proper procedure regarding the order in which they followed through with court proceedings, etc., but since they had the option to serve us with a "notice to quit" but didn't, can they be held accountable for failing to execute another inspection to determine our compliance?
You misunderstand the law. An inspection is not required by law. You should have notified them of your compliance in writing so you had a record of that compliance and secured witnesses to be able to testify to that compliance. There is also no second inspection required. Finally, you are mistaken that a notice to quit was required.
As to how your eviction was legal, if they filed the summons and complaint and a hearing was set, the hearing is where you had to appear to defend and claim that you were in compliance and provided proof of that compliance. If you did not appear (a default) or appeared and lost, then your eviction was entirely legal and allowable.
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