Q: So if I was homeless and know of a home thats empty and been empty for years can I squat in it and make ot mine ? If so
This question was routed to patent attorneys that work with inventors. That is not the right group of lawyers to answer this. It does not sound like landlord-tenant either.
In real estate law there is a little used provision called adverse possession that was left over from a much earlier time. You should consult with someone knowledgeable about real estate law in the relevant state. You should also get input from attorneys that know criminal law as there may be a number of relevant laws that prohibit breaking into a home to live there.
As I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I am not giving you any advice beyond talk to attorneys with relevant skills and ask them if there are other legal issues to consider.
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