Most apartment communities look at evictions as an unwanted, but necessary process. Many of us prefer not to think about it and hope it never happens. Rather than avoiding the subject until you’re right in the middle of it, understanding the basic steps ahead of time can provide a huge advantage in knowing what to expect. Additionally, there are ways to smooth the process for you and your residents and perhaps avoid altogether evicting. Now, that’s worth learning about! Each Evictions Training module is approximately 8-9 minutes.
- The Eviction Process
- A Proactive, Customer-Centric Approach
- Preventing Evictions
Evictions Sneak Peek Video:
A lease is a contract. It spells out the rights and responsibilities of the resident and the community. And if it is violated, the solution may, at some point, involve legal action.
Eviction is a legal process that may be the final solution when a lease contract has been broken beyond mending.
However, eviction is not only a legal process. It’s also a human experience marked by stress and disruption.
Basic Steps of Eviction
How about we start by looking at the basic eviction process, step-by-step? The details involving timeframes and deadlines will vary depending on local laws and your company’s policies.
Moving through the eviction process can take weeks or even months when a resident refuses to leave. That makes it even more important to know the legal process thoroughly and not be sidelined by errors or slip-ups.