Housing Authority Can Evict Resident for Drug-Related Activities

Housing Authority Can Evict Resident for Drug-Related Activities



Facts: A local housing authority filed a lawsuit to evict a resident for violating the terms of her lease and federal law due to two incidents of drug-related or criminal activity in her unit. The first incident occurred in November 2009 when officers saw a man standing outside the resident's building. The man tried to get away from the officers and ran into the building. Three officers chased him up the stairs to the resident's unit on the third floor.

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