Without Just Cause
A 50-State Review of the (Lack of) Rights of Tenants in Foreclosure
Renters of foreclosed properties are among those most at risk of homelessness. If a landlord is foreclosed, tenants who have diligently paid their rent on time may come home to find locks changed and their belongings on the street.
The status of renters in foreclosure cases is a matter of state law, and these laws vary among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This report highlights laws for renters of foreclosed properties in all 50 states and DC.