Virginia  |  Landlord & Tenant Law

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Asked on: 9/26/13, 8:37 pm

an a landlord evict you if you lost your job and are currently paying your bills with unemployment benefits, because they are concerned about your income stability. This is a verbal lease only. Additionally the landlords wife ame up to the door and said we had to move so they could move their daughter in. No written notice was given.

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Answered on: 9/27/13, 9:26 am by Michael E. Hendrickson

The landlord would have to go to court to evict you (even

on an oral lease agreement) but you could challenge it

simply by presenting your proof to the court that your

rent was all paid up and that there were no other alleged

violations of this verbal lease agreement that could be

attributed to you.

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