I just found out the lady I've been renting a room from for over a year now just received her final eviction notice. I have no idea that she was in the situation and is getting evicted and now I'm being told I must move out within the next two weeks. Do I have any rights or can I fight this because I have nowhere to go it's such a short notice nor am I prepared 4 a move at this moment plus I pay my rent already someone please help me thank you
That’s a terrible situation that you have been put in.
Unfortunately, as a practical matter you must plan on moving in accordance with the eviction notice.There’s probably not much you could do to stop the eviction in general, but you might be able to get some more time.
It’s not clear whether the person you are renting a room from as being evicted as a tenant, or they are being foreclosed on.
Either way though, your only option is to figure out what judge and courtroom is handling the case, and file an emergency motion to stay the evection, to give you some more time to find a new place.
I see only one possibility that could get you more than an extra week or two. If the named defendants in the evection lawsuit do not include “unknown Occupants”, Then you’ve got a good argument that the infection doesn’t apply to you. If that’s the case you might be able to get yourself an extra month or two before you were evicted.
Ideally, you would hire an attorney to do that. If that is not possible you will have to figure it out for yourself. That won’t be easy, and even if you could do it, it might be better off just finding a new place to live.
There is no guarantee that this will be successful, which is why I say must prepare to move anyway.
That’s the only other option, is to try to strike a deal with the landlord, which is assuming that this is a regular eviction, and not a foreclosure. Maybe the landlord would allow you to stay for the right price.
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