Albuquerque, NM asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Mexico

Q: What if we are not terminating our agreement but we need a place to stay until the apartment is ready to be lived in

Our apartment was destroyed due to a fire. Landlord said they have another apartment we can move into in about a week. But in the meantime we are homeless. Isn’t it the landlord’s/property’s responsibility to provide accommodations until the apartment is ready to be lived in again?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A New Mexico attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It was probably overlooked in the "Uncategorized" heading. I'm sorry for your ordeal with the fire. You could try reposting under "Landlord-Tenant." Some questions go unanswered here, but you could have better chances of a response under that heading. Good luck

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