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Is my dad allowed to kick me out without allowing me to retrieve my things?

Question Details: I am 23 years old and have been, until recently, living with my dad while I work to earn money for college. was allowed to live there for free with the understanding that I would do chores around the house and help out if I need to. I have been doing so. However, my dad seems to have been purposely making things difficult lately so we have been fighting a lot. He needs to know when I am coming home and where I am at all times and if I don't tell him my plans for the day by 9 pm the previous night, I am not allowed to eat at home. I decided to visit my mom for a few days, in part because I needed a short break. When I informed him of this, he told me that I wasn't allowed to come back and that I would need to gather everything I needed that day because he was going to deactivate my code to the door so I couldn't return. Is this legal for him to kick me out with no notice and less than 24 hours to gather my things? I was able to get one suitcase full of stuff because I had a full workday and couldn't get more. I have a lot of stuff there.

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