Can my landlord collect rent on my apartment after we received a notice of seizure for the apartment complex?
Question Details: We came home to a notice of seizure this month stating that the apartment complex was seized by the bank last month and there is going to a public sale next month. The landlord stated that the sale is not final and we have continue paying her rent then or she will evict us. Can she legally collect rent and/or evict anyone from the property?
Until the public sale, when someone else buys the complex and takes title, the current owner is still the owner. Being the owner, they are still your landlord: you still owe them rent, and you can be evicted by them.
After the sale, they will not be your landlord: don't pay them anything after that. Instead, hold your rent so you have it available and wait for new owner/landlord to contact you.
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