Foreclosure crisis catching renters off guard

Foreclosure Legal Assistance Project attorney Kathleen Skullney is quoted in a front-page article in today’s Washington Post, “Foreclosure crisis catching renters off guard.” In Maryland, new owners of a foreclosed house are not obligated to contact renters in advance, Kathleen told The Post. Once a foreclosure is approved and eviction is legally allowed, the renter may have to leave on the spot. “The renter has no defense at that point,” Kathleen said. “If there ever was an overlooked and uncontemplated consequence of the foreclosure crisis, this is it.”

Read the article.

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