The bank likely advised the owner months ago but the owner only advised you now so they could continue paying rent. Consult a Landlord/Tenant attorney ASAP with a copy of the Lease to protect your rights.
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A notice to quit does not mean you have to move right away. Do find a landlord/tenant attorney or call Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut to see if you qualify for a pro bono attorney. Answer the suit and make sure you do not miss any court dates.