Q: my landlord sold the place and when the lease was up the new owners never gave me a new lease and are now evicting us a
evicting us stating we are at will tenants
A: If your lease expired according to its terms, then you are tenants at will. That said, you may have some options and defenses available to you. I would suggest you read the information contained on this website: https://ptla.org/covid-19-maine-eviction-rental-housing-faq
Also, here is a link to one of the applicable statutes: https://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/14/title14sec6002.html
There are a number of specific rules and provisions that apply to evictions. You should make sure the new owners are following all of them.
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