There is insufficient information to give you advice. The procedural posture of the unlawful detainer case is unclear from your post. Was the first judgment a default judgment or did you actively defend the unlawful detainer? If it was a default judgment, you get to start over in defending the unlawful detainer, and you really need an attorney to present the evidence of uninhabitability at trial. Did you raise uninhabitability as a defense in your Answer to Complaint?
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