Q: I'm being sued for eviction for not signing a lease that was not provided for me by management on purpose
I received a lease in April with someone else name on it I talked to the manager once instead of helping me she tried to argue I was this person on the lease I told her they took my i.d last year and gave me a lease in my name and she ended the conversation and told me she would call me back but never did I called and left several messages and got no reply so I wrote her a letter stating I have the wrong lease and if I could get a lease in my name I attached a copy of my i.d. to the letter still no reply. I feel like this was premeditated because I received a late fee bill in the same lady's name on the lease a month before I got the lease. I've lived here for over 5 years paying under a lease only and I was waiting to get a lease in my name so I continued to pay rent under the new lease for almost 6 months before received eviction notice. so I'm being charged for month to month when I ask for a lease how do I defend myself
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