Are we entitled to moving expenses if we had to eave due to code violations?

Question Details: There was an electrical issue in the apartment building we were living in and code enforcement said that we had to evacuate until further notice (when the house was rewired). The landlord said it would probably only be a week and put us up in a hotel - 7 of us, including 2 who are 13, in 1 room). The first night, after everyone was settled into the hotel, the landlord informed us that insurance would not cover his expenses, so he sold the building to the bank. We were told we had to move within 7 days. Are we entitled to our security deposit or moving expenses from the landlord?

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