In order to legally terminate the bailment, you have to give written notice to the bailor at their last known address (which would probably be the property address). I would send it certified mail as well as first class mail in case he has a forwarding address with the post office. State that you are terminating the bailment and the bailor has 7 days to remove the property or you will consider it abandoned and dispose of it. On day 8 if it is still there, you can dispose of it as abandoned. You can give him more time if you choose to, but a week is considered a reasonable time to terminate a bailment.
Can I get a storage unit and pay for the first month and put his stuff there?
Unless you have gone through a formal eviction, then you couldn't remove his personal property from your house. This would be considered an illegal eviction and would actualy give him grounds to sue you for damages.
You could also get rid of all his stuff by formally evicting him through the courts. You would have to start out with a formal 30 day notice to terminate the tenancy and then evict him through the courts if he didn't move his property out within that 30 days. But this will end up taking about 1.5 to 2 months in total, so going the bailment termination route would end up being your fastest route to getting his stuff gone if he has actually moved elsewhere and just left his stuff there at your house.
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