Can the landlord put me out if he owns 4 years back taxes? 7 Answers as of February 24, 2014

Moved in a house. Been there for five months. Owner came to put me out. Look up the house and he own $8000.00 in back taxes.

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LAW OFFICES OF JOHN GRAZIANI | JOHN GRAZIANI
Provided the landlord has not lost that property to back taxes to the city, county, or state, or if the redemption period has not passed during foreclosure; the landlord is able to collect the rent.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 2/24/2014
Law Offices of George H. Shers | George H. Shers
Yes, he is still the owner of the property and you still owe him the rent. To whom else should the rent be paid? You certainly are not entitled to live there rent free.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 2/18/2014
Stuart P Gelberg
Stuart P Gelberg | Stuart P Gelberg
He can legally evict you.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 2/18/2014
Dessy & Dessy, a Professional Corporation | Ronald D. Dessy
Yes, your obligation to pay rent has nothing to do with the landlords obligation to pay taxes.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 2/18/2014
Patrick W. Currin, Attorney at Law | Patrick Currin
The tax status of the land has no bearing on your lease unless and until the property is sold for back taxes.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 2/18/2014
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