Can i get kicked out right away?

I’m looking to my boyfriend’s uncle’s house
with my boyfriend we have been living there
for about 5 months paying bills I have
receipts I get mail there I fix up the house
along my boyfriend ever told his uncle I was
living there his uncle found out and wants me
out ASAP can he do that

Asked on March 18, 2019 under Real Estate Law, Texas

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

Based on what you write, you are not renting the home. You rent pursuant to a lease, whether written or oral (unwritten); a lease is a contract; a contract is an agreement; there can be no agreement if the homeowner did not even know you were living there, since how could he agree to rent to you if he didn't know you were in the home? Therefore, this is not a rental situation; you are at most a "guest" (nontenant; not a renter) of the uncle and a guest may be asked to leave at any time, for any reason. So yes, he can make you leave; you have no right to live in another person's home.


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