KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Post-Foreclosure Eviction Summary Process for Tenants

Post-Foreclosure Eviction Summary Process
                               Tenants

Notice to Quit

Just Cause Eviction Law

Summons & Complaint, Answer & Discovery, Jury Demand

Tenant Legal Claims

What to Expect When You Go To Court

What happens if You Lose Your Hearing?

Timing & Goals

Key Points to Remember for Tenant Post-Foreclosure Eviction Summary Process

Frequently Asked Post-Foreclosure Eviction Questions for Tenants

Can the bank or new owner evict me in the winter-time?

What happens if an investor buys the house at the foreclosure auction?

Do I have a right to an eviction court hearing?

I rent from my mother, but I do not have a lease; will I be evicted?

A family member pays rent and has a lease; is that person protected from eviction by the bank?

Is the new owner threatening to change the locks and shut off the utilities?

Would the immigration status of a member of the household be at risk when fighting the eviction?

Are section 8 tenants protected from eviction after foreclosure?

Is it illegal to accept a “Cash-for-Keys” offer?

Who is responsible for repairs after foreclosure?

I missed my eviction court hearing, can I request a new date?

Should I still go to court even if I did not file an Answer?

What happens if I’m unable to move out by the execution date?

Can the new owner after foreclosure double my rent?

Helpful Terms & Definitions

Eviction

Execution

Post-Foreclosure Eviction

Notice To Quit

Counterclaim

Defense

Tenant

Bona Fide Tenant

Just Cause

Default

Summons and Complaint

Answer

Discovery

 

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