Olive Branch, MS asked in Landlord - Tenant for Mississippi

Q: Regardless of failure to pay rent, or breach of contract, is it illegal for a landlord to evict in 15 days?

We have not paid September's rent yet and the landlord wants to sell the house. He has cited § 89-7-27 and give us 15 days to leave, but never sent a 3-day notice to pay rent. Does he have to give us adequate time to leave?

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Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
  • Madison, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: Not necessarily. I would say that on the front end, you should look at the language of the lease agreement to see what sort of notice is required.

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