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My roommate currently informed me that she wants me to move

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Hi, My roommate currently informed me that she wants me to move out as she finds us incompatible. I talked to the landlord about this and he said I only signed an application, not a lease, before moving in. Are they allowed to kick me out on a whim like this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  RealEstateAnswer replied 1 year ago.

Good morning. So who is on the actual lease? Is she?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
apparently it's just her
Expert:  RealEstateAnswer replied 1 year ago.

Thank you. If you are not on the lease, then you would be considered a month to month tenant, if you are paying rent and the landlord has allowed you to remain. As such, if the landlord wanted you out, they would simply need to give you one months notice to vacate. If you failed to leave, they would then have to evict you. It is odd that they never had you sign a lease and just fill out an application, so you may want to review any documents you have from them, to make sure this is true.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thank you
Expert:  RealEstateAnswer replied 1 year ago.

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