I can wait.Here's more info: I bought this apartment 33 years ago. It had been an atelier d'ebeniste. I was a decorator. After several years I sold part of it and transformed the other part into a 1 bedroom flat. It is in a quiet building near the Bastille. Charm but not bourgeois. For 20 years a couple lived there as excellent tenants but they left 2 years ago. My old old friend Kate, who is 74 now, an artist, has been managing the apartment all this time but as there was no need to do anything it was easy work and she was paid. HOWEVER when those tenants left she decided that it was a good idea to remodel a bit, buy furniture (meublee) and turn it into a vacation rental. I nixed this idea as I know that a vacation rental requires lots of work. She did the remodel and I paid the bill but from that time on she has not provided accounting though my bank statement show the expenses and deposits. Aboout 18 months ago she said she had rented the apartment to George Ferenczi, a canadian who teaches at the Sorbonne, and given him a one year lease. For 6 months he paid the rent (1250 cheap for the quartier) then he failed to pay for 2 months, because the Sorbonne was late paying him. Then he paid twice. Then his lease ran out and he did not renew it and he stopped paying the rent. I could not reach the manager who was traveling but I could tell from my bank statement that he was not Paying and I let her know. By January 2013 she had returned to Paris and I phoned to say I wanted George to leave and I wanted to sell. George paid 3 months rent but is stilll behind 6 months. Kate has been insisting that I let George stay for a while and that French law requires 3 months notice. I said that I needed to come to live in the apartment right away. she was dragging her feet....George paid the taxe d'habitation and the electricity which is in my name. And now we are at a stalemate. I would actuallly rather wait till May to travel to Paris and have suggested that George pay no more rent but leave by 15 April. I need to send him a formal eviction notice but I need to know my legal rights. Kate says he is not likely to pursue legal action but I'm sure his friends are advising him of his rights. I need to know MY rights and what I should say in my eviction notice. I am not in a hurry but time passes and the long delay in sending the notice means he can stay longer. Whew! Maybe more info than you need. T hank you
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Can I arrive to live there and oblige him to move out?
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