Renting room and eviction process?
I rent a room from my landlord she smokes alot an I ask her if she can smoke outside today she told me I can leave whenever I want to . Being that I get mail to the property she would have to evict me correct meaning we would have to go to court?
- SlickterpLv 711 months ago
Only have to go to court if you refuse to leave after being given proper legal notice to vacate.
She said you CAN leave whenever you want. She didn't say you have to. If you do not like where you live, give notice and leave.
- Nuff SedLv 711 months ago
You might be a tenant or a lodger, where some states differentiate the process for removing you against your will. Where you get your mail has nothing to do with this. You pay rent and it's your home, giving you statutory rights that vary by jurisdiction. In some places a lodger sharing quarters with the landlord can have their "license to enter" revoked and be removed by the police with one phone call. In other places, any resident unwilling to leave voluntarily would be owed official notice, a short period to get out voluntarily, then a court summons, a hearing, and eventually (if they lose) an order to the police to come remove you, with force, if necessary. Those records are public and stay with you for a very long time.
- Beverly SLv 711 months ago
Not if you both agree...
- MaxiLv 711 months ago
What you landlord can do will depend on where in the world you are as laws are different ......... sounds like you live in the landlords home which makes you are lodger and in many places lodgers have far less rights and are easier to get out and you have ro rights about her smoking in her own home, you don't like it then give notice and leave or put up and shut up
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- babyboomer1001Lv 711 months ago
Are you saying she lied about her smoking in the house when you applied to rent the room? It is HER house you know. She has a right to live in HER house however she wants to. If you didn't want to live with a smoker, then why did you rent the room there? There's no way we can tell you the entire eviction process in a few words. You are unrealistic to expect that we can.Source(s): Certified Paralegal, with 25+ years' experience & with Landlord & Tenant law experience.
- SimplytheFACTSLv 711 months ago
in most states, yes, it still needs a court order...but do you really want that on your record?
if you don't have a current lease, you only get legal notice to get out before she files in court
- JudyLv 711 months ago
Do you have a signed lease? When does it expire? Getting mail there does not give you rights.
- Anonymous11 months ago
If you are paying rent you have the right to be on the premises. But you moved in the place knowing what you knew are you begging to be evicted is that what you want?
- EvaLv 511 months ago
Since she owns the house, she can smoke wherever she wants. She didn't ask you to leave, she simply told you that you could leave. That's not an eviction. Getting mail there has nothing to do with anything.
- DON WLv 711 months ago
Your note is confusing.
She is not evicting you--she is saying she that she will not stop smoking, but that you can move out whenever you want.
If all that is true, there is no need for the courts to be involved. The fact that you get your mail there doesn't matter. If you decide to move, you would give the post office a "Change of Address" form, which you can do on their website and your mail will be forwarded to your new address.