What If The Rental Property Is Destroyed By Natural Disaster?
This quick post is inspired by a recent question seen on Quora. Someone wanted to know what would happen if a residential rental property was destroyed by a natural disaster. What would happen to the tenancy? Would the tenant's ability to rent in the future be affected? At least in California, the real answer is that this probably wouldn’t be an eviction. An “eviction” on a tenant’s record really only means a judgment for possession of property. If a judgment is not entered i