Can a landlord evict a person without giving a 30 day notice?

My mother and father were buying a house at $219 a month for 23 years. Now that they passed away. Is it possible for the landlord to go up on rent and evict children still living in the house?

Asked on November 7, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Mississippi


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If your parents were actually purchasing a home under a lease option agreement as you have written, you need to carefully read all written agreements concerning this transaction controls the obligations owed to your parents by the landlord and vice versa in the absence of conflicting state law.

If there is an actual lease option and the terms of the lease option are current, then it will be somewhat difficult for the landlord seller to evict the heirs without giving a thirty (30) day notice. I suggest that you consult with a landlord tenant attorney about the situation.

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