Springfield, MO asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Missouri

Q: If my public housing doesn't follow HUD federal posting procedures for eviction does that nullify the action?

I live in a public housing authority with subsidized income based units in a high rise. The housing authority has attempted to evict me by posting a notice, but it lacks telling me what I did (no detail enough to mount a sufficient defense), and they failed to send it with certified mail. Does the failure to follow the Code of Federal Regulations under HUD mean that their state-issued unlawful detainer should be dismissed? Do I have grounds for a motion to dismiss based on this deficiency in following the federal statutes for public housing notices under HUD?

1 Lawyer Answer
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Please identify the regulation.

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