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I am sorry to hear you are having difficulties with your landlord.
Fortunately a lease is a binding contract so if the lease does not provide that the lease will terminate if the property is sold, the lease "runs with the land" meaning the new owner is obligated per the terms of the lease. Case law addresses this:
Cantile v. Vanity Fair Properties, 505 S.W.2d 654, 658 (Tex. Ct. App. – San Antonio 1973) “It is elementary that the sale of the reversion by the landlord does not, itself, bring about a termination of the lease.”
As such the court will typically dismiss any eviction lawsuit.
The landlord can file an eviction (anyone can file any legal proceeding) but if the tenant is not in breach of the lease (ie rent is current) then the landlord will not prevail in an eviction and the tenant may request court costs to be reimbursed.
It is possible the landlord is stating the eviction threat to scare the tenant.
It does remain on one's record for 7 years unless there is a court order to remove it.
Upon request yes, they generally will.
This explains the process -it can be coupled with the defense: