If a bank or other party files a foreclosure case against you, you should not ignore it. Visit the Vermont Law Help website or call the Vermont Law Help hotline at 1-800-889-2047. You can find out if you qualify for free or lower cost legal services. The website also has helpful information about:
- The foreclosure process
- Foreclosure mediation to help you work with the bank to keep your house
- Special rules if you have a loan from FHA, HUD, FmHA, or the VA
- Other resources
This is basic and general information about evictions in most residential rentals. Some cities, like Burlington and Barre, have other laws you should know about. Rentals that are part of Section 8 or other state or federal subsidy programs also have additional requirements. Every case is different, and a lawyer can help you figure out what you need to know for your own case. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, talking to a lawyer about your own case will help you make the best decisions. If you are a tenant, you may be eligible for free or low cost legal services. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, you should read all the information on this page.