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I've lived in my cottage for over 10 years and my landlord

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I've lived in my cottage for over 10 years and my landlord is evicting me to move his Daughter and family into my place. Do I have any right to compensation for uprooting my home?
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: San Mateo, California
JA: What are the terms of the lease? Any issues related to maintenance or upkeep?
Customer: There are no written maintenance requirements. But I have maintained almost all maintenance wit some things that needed fixing that I'm not qualified to do. I'm a painting contractor so any painting, patching etc was done by me. including taking care of the plants, roses etc. I also painted the outside of my cottage and painted the house if front for free.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have less than 2 months to vacate my cottage. Time is of the essence.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 month ago.

Have you done any research into landlord tenant laws in CA? I don't want to tell you what you already know.

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