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A property owner canlegallyrent a house in foreclosure to a new tenant,but tenants maintain several rights during the foreclosure process. San Francisco’s strict just cause eviction requirements combined with state and federal law ensure that tenants get all the details before signing a rental agreement and the time for them to move out.

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  • Can I rent a house that is in foreclosure?

  • As long as the house has not been sold at a trustee’s sale, the owner has the right to rent the house ?even if it is in foreclosure ?so long as the owner discloses the foreclosure to a potential tenant.

  • Can a landlord evict a tenant if the property is in foreclosure?

  • For more information, read Evicting a Tenant After Foreclosure. Although state law now requires a landlord to disclose in writing to a prospective tenant if the property to be rented is in foreclosure, landlords do not always comply with the law.

  • Do landlords have to disclose a house is in foreclosure to tenants?

  • Although state law now requires a landlord to disclose in writing to a prospective tenant if the property to be rented is in foreclosure, landlords do not always comply with the law.

  • What are a tenant rights during a foreclosure?

  • According to the Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure Act, in most cases, new owners must give renters at least 90 days’ notice before they move out of the property. Before the act, renters could find themselves evicted after a few days of foreclosure. However, if a tenant is 渂ona fide,?they may have the right to stay through the end of the lease.