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Evictions (FMHA)

Eviction - Overview

One common issue tenants face is getting an eviction notice.  State laws vary on what is required to evict a tenant from rental property.  We will be adding information on eviction to this website in the future, including the special rules that apply to eviction from base housing. Some states require that a landlord have a reason to evict you (a “for cause” eviction). For example, a landlord might give an eviction notice for non-payment of rent, destroying the apartment, or crimin more...

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Help for Tenants in Foreclosed Buildings

What do I need to know?On May 20, 2009 President Obama signed a law that gives some new protections to most tenants whose landlords are going through foreclosure. The law takes effect immediately. Here is the gist of the law:For a tenant at will (no lease), the new owner must give you 90 days notice before bringing an eviction action.For a tenant with a lease more...

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