Can I sue if my landlord is breaking my lease to sell and told me I have to leave in 40 days which is 3 months early?

The landlord informed me before that it wouldn’t effect my current lease and because of the short notice I’m not in a position financially to move. He also wants to compensate me by using my deposit of $1250 for a months rent which still leaves me with nothing. Am I entitled to anything at all? What would be the best way to handle this?

Asked on February 28, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Virginia


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