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The landlord cannot break the lease, even if she decides she would like to move back to the property. There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it and breaking the lease would constitute and unlawful eviction unless the tenant willingly agrees to leave. In fact no court would award an eviction judgment to a landlord who tries to evict to move to the property. The landlord could be sued in court and would have no chance of winning. If the property falls under rent control jurisdiction, there could be severe penalties in addition to damages that would be awarded to the tenant by the court.
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