My friend in Maine is being evicted from her studio for being pregnant, the landlord is shady, what are some options?
Anyway, due to firecodes/safety, only one person may occupy a room. Children are also not allowed and apparently they can get away with this because "student housing" despite that they rent to non-students and that familes do live there though from what we're hearing those parents buy a second full-price room per child and the apartment must only be occupied by the family but, here's the fun part, the lease is silent on these issues. They chalk it up to fire codes.
Her leasing office people noticed her distended belly and confronted her, basically telling her to abort it or move as they do not allowed sharing rooms and since they can't discriminate on age, they can't make exceptions? She told me while crying so some details might be missing, but I'm trying to find some advice to comfort her, it's not my strong point, but, in the end. If she gets evicted, my lease allows roommates and I have a spare room ready for her and her baby. Thank you in advance for any help.