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I need the following answered before I can answer your question. Sorry - it's a little bit of a different process from sitting in an attorney's office.
Can you please tell me whether or not you had a lease and, if so, when it expires?
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I'll look forward to hearing from you,
Jane Doe Deer
I searched on Westlaw for you for cases in which tenants are forced to move out of a building because of code violations or condemnation.
Here's a case that came out against you:
Low income tenants of housing brought claim against city seeking damages for a Fifth Amendment taking and relocation benefits under the Housing and Community Development Act after city condemned property. Tenants brought motion for summary judgment. The District Court, Troutman, Senior District Judge, held that: (1) tenants had no reasonable investment backed expectation in continued possession of uninhabitable leasehold, and (2) tenants were not entitled to relocation benefits under the Housing and Community Development Act.Motion denied; case dismissed.
The CJS (a legal encyclopedia) has this information, some of which may be helpful to you:
29A C.J.S. Eminent Domain § 172
Topic Summary References Correlation Table § 172. Expenses incurred-Removal or relocation expensesWest's Key Number DigestWest's Key Number Digest, Eminent Domain
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This should prove helpful:
18 Cambria C.R. 37, 7 Pa. D. & C.2d 394, 1957 WL 8066 (Pa.Com.Pl.)
**1 *395 Preliminary objections to complaint in assumpsit.
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