If a Landlord Chooses to Evict You, You Can Stay There
but your landlord will file a lawsuit. If the landlord wins the lawsuit the sheriff will have to remove you. The landlord can’t simply dump your stuff in the street.
Trying to rent your apartment on Airbnb or something similar is usually covered by the subleasing restrictions in a lease agreement but depending on a renter’s relationship with the landlord, it might be a possibility. Make sure to research local laws or ordinances before trying to offer your apartment as an Airbnb. There have been plenty of cases where landlords have evicted tenants for even posting their apartment on Airbnb. Thinking about Airbnb? Here’s what you should know.
It’s well understood that discrimination in renting is illegal but landlords can still ask for proof of an applicant’s right to be in the U.S. However, if a landlord does so, they must ask all the tenants for their immigration status, not just those whom they suspect might have immigration issues. Find out if renting is better in your state or if it’s time to think about buying.