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I have this tricky situation. We are Airbnb guest and we had
i have this tricky situation. We are Airbnb guest and we had one guest checked in for one night. After that he didn't have money so we let him stay until he gets paid from his job. We moved him to our kids room to share with our two boys and asked that he pays $15/night but he is now one month rent behind. We asked him to move out and he said we can't evict him and have to give him 30 days eviction notice because he has been staying at my house for more than 30 days. What is my legal right? … read more
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