in low income housing,can a landlord evict you with no eviction notice?

12 Answers

  • Issym
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    No they can't. They have to follow all the legal guidelines no matter what kinda housing it is if they don't want to end up on the bad end of a law suit.

    You seriously need to google this: "YOUR STATE Renters Rights"

    Even with the information the below poster gave you (which is correct, but..), please understand if you are given 3 to 5 days you can stay put and the landlord would then need to file in a court setting. If this happens what ever you do keep paying your rent. When it goes to court, you are usually given 30 to 60 days (depending on your state) to vacate the property. If you have children sometimes this time is longer, once again depending on your state.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    The Residential Tenancies Act 2004 affords greater security of tenure to tenants. During the three and a half year period the landlord can only terminate the tenancy on specified grounds. Acceptable grounds include the tenant not complying with their obligations (e.g. not paying their rent), the landlord intending to sell the dwelling and the landlord requiring the dwelling for his own occupation or for a family member. However, please note that if a fixed term tenancy exists it cannot under any circumstances be terminated before the expiry of the term, unless the landlord or the tenant is in serious breach of the agreement. Please contact Threshold if you have any query about these rules. The landlord must also give the tenant written notice of termination. The period of notice will depend on the duration of the tenancy. Duration of Tenancy ........................................... by Landlord Less than 6 months ....................28 days 6 or more months but less than 1 year .............35 days 1 year or more but less than 2 years .................2 days 2 years or more but less than 3 years ..............56 days 3 years or more but less than 4 years ..............84 days 4 or more years ...................112 days Landlords cannot forcibly remove tenants. In order to evict a tenant, a landlord must first bring an “Eviction Action,” or what used to be called “Unlawful Detainer” action against the tenant. This is a legal proceeding conducted in district court. To bring such an action the landlord must have a legitimate reason. According to state law, legitimate reasons can be nonpayment of rent, other breach of the lease, or cases where the tenant has refused to leave after notice to vacate has been properly served and the tenancy’s last day has passed. In general, if a tenant does not pay rent on the day it is due, the landlord may immediately bring an Eviction Action, unless the lease provides otherwise. With proper written notice a landlord can end a month-to-month tenancy unless the landlord is limiting a tenant’s right to call the police for emergency assistance, or retaliating or discriminating against the tenant. Definite term leases can only be ended according to the notice specified in the lease, or if there has been a significant breach of the lease and the lease allows eviction for breach.

  • 1 decade ago

    There are two types of evictions, termination for cause and termination without cause.

    If a tenancy is being terminated for cause, the landlord must give the tenant notice, commonly called a notice to quit or notice to vacate. The tenant has a short amount of time (usually 3 to 5 days) to correct the error. Commonly the cause is nonpayment of rent or a breach of the lease (such as keeping a pet when pets are not allowed). In some cases, a landlord may post an unconditional quit notice, meaning the tenant can do nothing to correct the error. These are reserved for extreme cases such as failure to pay rent for multiple months or the apartment being used for criminal activity.

    A tenancy can be terminated without cause if there is no lease or the lease is expiring, although further advance notice must be given (generally 1 to 3 months). In some areas, just cause eviction controls exist, making this type of eviction more difficult or illegal. Rent control ordinances or statutes may also affect a landlord's ability to terminate tenancy without cause.

  • 1 decade ago

    read the contract that you signed, if the landlord states eviction with no notice for no reason other than he just wants you out.. then yes, he can. otherwise, no

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    No not under federal law.

    Most state laws require an advance notice which usually takes anywhre from a month to two months to impliment.

  • car253
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    That is correct. It depends on your state. In California you have to be served a court summonds to appear before a judge and that person decides if you have to move or not.

  • 1 decade ago

    your income does not matter they have to give you thirty days written notice. A slum lord may try and tell you that they don't, but they do and that is the law.

  • 1 decade ago

    No he can not! He must give you a 30 day notice, and if he does not call the police on him!

  • 1 decade ago

    They have to notify you some way or make arrangements with you. It varies from state to state.

  • 1 decade ago

    no. a landlord still have to go through cour procedures.

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