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CLERK OF COURT & COMPTROLLER

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA

Evictions and Landlord-Tenant Laws

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What is an eviction? Eviction is the removal of a tenant from a rental property by the landlord (the property owner) or the owner's authorized representative. It may also involve the removal of people from premises that were foreclosed on by a mortgage.

What is the eviction process? What are your rights and responsibilities as a landlord and as a tenant? How can you get help if you cannot pay your rent or are currently homeless?

Eviction Process

Landlord Rights and Responsibilities

Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

Homelessness Resources

Serving Summons, Subpoenas and Documents