Renter’s Rights in Foreclosures

A federal law provides 90-day tenant protections for tenants living in foreclosed properties nationally. All tenants must get a 90-day notice before eviction process can be started as a result of foreclosure. In addition, most tenants who have leases can continue to live in their homes until the end of the term of their lease. The rights of Section 8 tenants are also protected because the new owner at foreclosure must accept both the tenant’s lease and the housing assistance Payment (HAP) contract. To learn more visit Renter's in Foreclosure at NOLO

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