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Avoid eviction

If you are behind on rent and received a demand for payment, an eviction notice, or an eviction lawsuit, understand your rights and how to get help.

What to do if you are facing eviction

Visit the What to do if you are facing eviction guide. You will learn how to:

  • Talk to a lawyer if your landlord is threatening to evict you, or you need help understanding your rights. You may qualify for free legal aid based on your income.
  • See if your state provides temporary eviction protections.
  • Take advantage of free housing help. Housing counselors can help you find resources in your area and make a plan.
  • Know your tenant and debt collection rights.

LAST UPDATED: December 15, 2023


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