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Re: I requested a couple of months notice in Nov but was given 5 weeks.

Posted by Israel on March 04, 1998 at 10:28:03:

In Reply to: Re: I requested a couple of months notice in Nov but was given 5 weeks. posted by TenantNet on March 01, 1998 at 20:29:48:

While the legal issue has been answered... The issue of confrontation is still unanswered. This situation is touchy feely. The boyfriend may interfere, become abusive, etc. I suggest you schedule a date (no pun intended) with her alone and sort this out. Your need to stay till May remains the issue. Civil or uncivil, accomitaions has to be made for your benifit. She certainly used you for hers.

Suggest time outs. You can sleep over someones place once or twice a week? Keeping your things until May.

: : 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
: like this.

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