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Can you rent a house if you have had a bankruptcy?

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Answered 2007-02-04 17:20:57

Yes, I have a relative that has.

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Can you rent out your own home if you file chapter 7 bankruptcy?

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What does happen if a landlord keep on taking rent even if the landlord had filed for bankruptcy himself?

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Can a tenant attach rent to a bankruptcy?

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How do you rent the for rent house on Moshi Monsters?

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Can a tenant be evicted in Michigan if in bankruptcy?

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If I file chapter 13 I am I still obligated to pay my landlord rent?

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If someone is being sued for back rent and breaking their lease can they still file for bankruptcy?

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How is the tenant affected when the landlord files for bankruptcy?

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