The Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

The landlord and tenant relationship should be based on the idea that both parties want to profit and succeed. In fact, the California Supreme Court in 1942 opined that neither party shall do anything which will have the effect of destroying or injuring the right of the other party to receive the fruits of the contract. See Universal Sales Corp. v. Cal. Etc. Mfg. Co., 20 Cal.2d 751, 771 (1942). Consequently, no landlord should be allowed to drive its tenant [...]