It starts with a note on the door.
What that piece of paper says and how a tenant must respond to it varies based on the situation. Did they not pay the rent on time? Did they destroy property? Did they violate their lease agreements?
Depending on the answers to these questions, a tenant may have three to 10 days to pick up sticks and leave their unit, damaging their credit, uprooting their lives and, in many cases, leaving them homeless and marked with a scarlet E: eviction.