Previously there was a federal law to protect tenants caught in a foreclosure, however this law expired as of December 31st, 2014. The state law is still in effect, and offers important protections for tenants. This guide is meant as general information about foreclosure protections for renters and is not to be considered legal advice. If your rental property is going into foreclosure, or if you have received a notice to vacate after a foreclosure, it is essential that you speak with an attorney about your specific situation. See the Legal Assistance Guide for more information on how to access legal services in your area.
Tenants who find themselves in a property facing foreclosure should be aware of the following: