Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Section 8 Eviction Explained

Teresa Bergen

 · Mar 31, 2022

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If you’re a member of the Housing Choice Voucher Program, commonly called “Section 8,” different eviction rules apply to your apartment building. Or perhaps you live in a building where other residents are in this program. Either way, you may be wondering how the eviction process is different. What is Section 8? First of all, […]

Evictions are on the rise across the country as many Americans are out of work and struggling to pay their rent. You might even be one of them.

dporder

 · Jan 12, 2021

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Receiving an eviction notice is jarring, if not devastating. Even if you knew it was coming, the idea of losing your home can cause instant panic. But before you make any big decisions, it’s important to know what your rights are

Cassie Damewood

 · Feb 25, 2020

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Roommate eviction is not pleasant, but it’s a normal part of apartment living. Sometimes things just don’t work out, but instead of leaving voluntarily, you have to use the court system to get someone to leave. It’s difficult to live with a roommate as you’re trying to evict them, or vice versa, and trying to […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 15, 2010

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An eviction lawyer can help you to avoid temporary loss of shelter, as well as loss of a security deposit and additional monies that your landlord might sue you for. If you are successful at fighting an eviction, you’ll prevent future rental application denials or setbacks. Prospective landlords do take evictions into consideration when reviewing […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 22, 2010

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Understanding an eviction letter is important, especially if you feel you’ve been wrongfully evicted. Laws for eviction differ from state to state; yet, eviction letters, in all states, are the written documents that are required to begin the eviction process. Legal Grounds to Execute an Eviction Letter For an eviction letter to be served, the […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 22, 2010

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Eviction laws vary from state to state and can even be different within a state. Nevertheless, there are several general guidelines that apply to eviction that are helpful in knowing with respect to the process. # 1 – Written Notice is Required in Order to Evict Typically, to begin the eviction process, a landlord must send an […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 11, 2010

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The eviction process varies from state to state. It can even vary from city to city, town to town. However, the procedure is generally the same in every jurisdiction. Most importantly, if you are faced with an eviction, you should seek an experienced lawyer immediately. You may have only a few days to protect yourself, and such […]

Staff Writer

 · May 27, 2010

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