Asked in Bankruptcy for Utah

Q: Bankruptcy and transitional housing-do the same rules apply as landlord/tenant relationship?

I do have a 24 month residential lease and on some documents i am referred to as resident and some tenant. Landlord is alleging drug use on property after bankruptcy filing. The program is utah residential self sufficiency program for survivors of domestic abuse.

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Michael Sundwall
Michael Sundwall
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Bountiful, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: Yes. The same rules apply. It makes no difference that you are in a transitional housing program. The designation of resident or tenant in the lease agreement is inconsequential.

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