As a tenant can I be force out of my home due to my landlord allowing it to go into foreclosure?

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As a tenant can I be force out of my home due to my landlord allowing it to go into foreclosure?

The sheriff came and evicted me today. I was just inquiring my legal rights as of now.

Asked on February 29, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Virginia

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

So long as you are current on your rent, under 2010 federal law, you are entitled to remain in your rental for the balance of your lease assuming it is not a month-to-month lease. If it is, then your new landlord is required to give you 90 days minimum notice for you to move out.

I suggest that you consult with a landord tenant attorney immediately about the eviction notice from the new landlord post foreclosure.


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