Posted by TenantNet on March 01, 1998 at 20:29:48:
In Reply to: I requested a couple of months notice in Nov but was given 5 weeks. posted by Sarah Orndorff on February 24, 1998 at 20:33:39:
: My question then is: can she legally do this??
: I specifically asked for more than a month's notice from her in Nov. I asked
: for a couple of months, she said "we can work something out". But she has
: not held up her end of the bargain.
As a roommate (I gather you are not on the lease), she should give you
30 days notice. If you don't move out, then she can start a "licensee"
proceeding in housing court (just as if she were the landlord).
She cannot change the locks on you. See the info on illegal lockouts on
the web site.
See if you can negotiate as its easier than confrontation in situations
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