When Landlord may demand eviction of the tenant ?

Landlord may demand eviction of tenant upon expiry of tenancy contract in the following cases:
  • If development requirements in the Emirate requires demolition and reconstruction of the property in accordance with government authorities instructions.
  • If the property requires renovation or comprehensive maintenance which cannot be executed while tenant is occupying the property, provided that a technical report attested by Dubai Municipality is to be submitted to this effect.
  • If landlord wishes to demolish the property for reconstruction or to add new constructions that prevent tenant from benefiting from the leased property, provided that necessary licenses are obtained.
  • If landlord wishes to recover the property for use by him personally or by his next of kin of first degree.
However, in all above mentioned four cases, landlord must notify tenant with reasons of eviction at least ninety (90) days prior to expiry date of tenancy contract. Article:
If upon expiry of the tenancy period, the landlord demands recovery of the property for his own use, or use by his first degree next of kin, and the Committee approves the same, then landlord shall not rent the property to others before one year from date of recovery of the property, otherwise the tenant shall have the right to request the Committee to order proper compensation to him.