Landlord can't evict tenant for DUI of prescription drugs #24324.

Position::TENANT NUISANCES
 
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Landlord housing authority sued to evict tenant based on drug-related criminal activity, which was grounds for eviction under federal housing law. Landlord claimed that tenant was arrested for driving under the influence of psychotropic medication, and therefore violated his lease. The court ruled against landlord. Drug-related criminal activity must involve "illegal" drugs or controlled substances. Tenant was using prescription drugs at the time of the arrest...

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