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I have lived in this appartment for about a year now new people have taken it over and thay say it is now a hotel

Madison, TN |

i have lived in this appartment for about one year now new owners have taken it over and thay say it is a hotel and thay will change the locks and kick me out if im as much as one day late with my rent i rented this as an appartment not a hotel from the previous oweners..and i have signd nothing with these new owners..what are my rights?

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Attorney answers 1


Consult a landlord/tenant attorney. The new owners should have taken the apartment subject to any written lease you had with the prior landlord.

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there was no lease it was week to week or month to month either way i wanted to pay.