Eviction of Tenants in Clifton Cantonment Karachi. The Properties Situated in Defence Housing Authority (generally reffered as DHA / D.H.A.) comes within the Limits of Clifton Cantonment Board Karachi.
A landlord who seeks to evict his tenant shall apply to the Controller for an order in that behalf, and the Controller may, after giving the tenant a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the application, make an order directing the tenant to put the landlord in possession, if he is satisfied that:
o the tenant has not paid or tendered the rent to the landlord within fifteen days of the expiry of the time fixed in the agreement of tenancy for payment of rent, or in the absence of such agreement, within sixty days following the period for which the rent in due; or
o the tenant has, without the written consent of the landlord,
o transferred his right under the lease or sublet the building or any portion thereof, or
o used the building for a purpose other than that for which it was leased; or
o The tenant has committed such acts as are likely to materially impair the value, look or utility of the building; or
o The acts and conduct of the tenant have been a nuisance to the occupiers of buildings in the neighbourhood; or
o Where the building is situated in a place other than a hill station, the tenant has ceased to occupy the building for a continuous period of four months without reasonable cause; or
o The landlord intends to demolish the building for constructing a new building on the same site and as already obtained the necessary sanction for such construction from the Cantonment Board:
The Controller may give the tenant a reasonable time for putting the landlord in possession of the building, and may extend such time so as not to exceed three months in the aggregate.
A landlord may also apply to the Controller for an eviction order of a tenant if he requires the premises in good faith for his own occupation or for his family members.
Where the tenancy is for a specified period agreed between the landlord and the tenant, the landlord shall not be entitled to apply before the expiry of such period for eviction of tenant to the Controller on the above grounds.
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