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Accused Squatter Files Restraining Order Against Homeowner

California woman has apparently done this before

(Newser) - A California homeowner says a squatter has not only taken over her Fair Oaks home but has filed a restraining order against her, Fox40 reports. Sandra Forbes says the woman moved in about two months ago without meeting her or getting permission. And while the alleged interloper produced a lease... More »

Cops: Woman Landlord Decapitates Female Tenant

Alleged murder is over $200 in rent money

(Newser) - A New York woman viciously hacked apart a tenant and spread her body parts around Long Island after the woman refused to pay her entire rent, prosecutors say. Leah Cuevas, 42, is accused of decapitating 27-year-old Chinelle Browne earlier this month in a Brooklyn apartment building, the Daily News reports.... More »

Fannie Mae: Tenants Can Stay

Fannie Mae won't evict tenants after foreclosures

(Newser) - Fannie Mae is offering to sign new leases with renters living in properties that have been foreclosed and are now owned by the the government-controlled mortgage company. The move brings relief to thousands of people caught in the mortgage crisis, but it turns the insitution into a huge national landlord... More »

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