If I was evicted, does the landlord have a right to throw away my belonging after 1 week?

Asked on July 21, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Usually no. Your landlord does not have a right to throw away your belongings only after one week.  However, there are always exceptions and if those exceptions involve the health and safety code, then you need not worry.  Health and safety code violations include things like hazardous material on the object or bed bugs for example. 

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