Virginia Beach, VA asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Virginia


Disabled, w/out an Advocate or ATTY; Fearful of making wrong decision

45 yro, No Evictions, Owned Homes, Gainfully Employed, until:

Displaced by COVID after 4 yrs of caring for a parent, all savings expended.

Moved to Richmond; No SSDI, Unemp, absolutely zero aid or stimulus.

RESIDING @Marriott, unemployed too long, mother supported us on SS, and

CREDIT took nose-dive!

Conflict arose w Management after reporting EE theft, Denial of Services/ADA Accmdtns,

BUT HIT THE FAN when I asked we apply to COVID RENT RELIEF:

LL filed improper "Unlawful" Detainer, Defective Notice & Procedure, No reason given; WHY: none could be: loyal member for 30+yrs w/out 1 complaint, Rent was still timely!

Struggled but managed to get EVICTION DISMISSED;


$$ Would NOT cover 90 days at hotel (so “Tenancy rights” lost forever),

May cover Rent 2 months, BUT, unemployed, w Summons now on my record (even if dismissed), tanked credit, doubt apprvl ; Cant afford multiple apps

1 Lawyer Answer
F. Paul Maloof
F. Paul Maloof
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Based on your financial condition, you should call Northern Virginia Legal Services on Monday for assistance. They are pro bono attorneys and may be able to help you with your current situation.

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