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This is SOOOO messed up!!! What would you do??

Posted by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:16 AM
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WEIRD NEWS: Mom, 1-Year-Old Child Live Alongside Squatter Who Refuses to Leave Their Detroit Home

 

Heidi Peterson says a squatter moved into her home about a month ago while she and her one-year-old baby weren’t living in the house. The woman re-worked the plumbing, changed the locks, put up her own photos … and now, won’t leave. So, she, Peterson, and Peterson’s little one are sleeping under the same roof.

It gets stranger, folks.

“She thinks this is a program in Detroit to take people’s homes and fix them up and then she gets to keep them,” Peterson told a local news station.

Under the current law, a homeowner cannot remove a squatter by force. Peterson said she’s currently trying to file a civil action suit to prove that the home is her property and to evict the lady who has planted roots.

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NDADanceMom
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:19 AM
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I would all the police and say she threatened suicide and have her put on a 72 hour hold in a hospital.  Change the locks and toss her stuff. 

mes_deux_amours
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:23 AM
Was the house abandoned when the stranger moved in?
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momdoes
by Platinum Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:26 AM
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Quoting mes_deux_amours:

Was the house abandoned when the stranger moved in?


It says the owner was not living there when the sqwatter moved in. Ot implies it I think. I dont think it matters tho. Even if the city owned it, the sqwatter had no right to take up residence in my eyes.

Aslen
by Platinum Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:27 AM
It wasn't abandoned though


Quoting mes_deux_amours:

Was the house abandoned when the stranger moved in?

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blazenangel5
by Silver Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:37 AM
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Weird! I wouldn't think it'd be ok for anyone to move into a home that isn't theirs ...period. it's trespassing!
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mes_deux_amours
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:38 AM
I'm just trying to understand how this happens. I know in abandoned home squatters are common, since the mortgage crisis started there's been quite a few instances.

Quoting momdoes:



Quoting mes_deux_amours:

Was the house abandoned when the stranger moved in?


It says the owner was not living there when the sqwatter moved in. Ot implies it I think. I dont think it matters tho. Even if the city owned it, the sqwatter had no right to take up residence in my eyes.

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LovelyBugs
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:41 AM
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i will never understand how the law protects someone who is breaking the law righ tin front of their noses...kinda like those people who rob someone's home, they get shot in the process and sue and win against the homeowner...wtf is wrong with America, we have so many rights and these are the people we help protect...wtf

mommy_2_be_2010
by Platinum Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:42 AM
Bump
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ShannieP
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:44 AM
That's crazy.
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mommy_2_be_2010
by Platinum Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:45 AM
From what I read the lady had moved out and came back to find the other woman living in her house.....and she took out a lein on the house how is that possible


Quoting momdoes:


WEIRD NEWS: Mom, 1-Year-Old Child Live Alongside Squatter Who Refuses to Leave Their Detroit Home





 


Heidi Peterson says a squatter moved into her home about a month ago while she and her one-year-old baby weren’t living in the house. The woman re-worked the plumbing, changed the locks, put up her own photos … and now, won’t leave. So, she, Peterson, and Peterson’s little one are sleeping under the same roof.


It gets stranger, folks.


“She thinks this is a program in Detroit to take people’s homes and fix them up and then she gets to keep them,” Peterson told a local news station.


Under the current law, a homeowner cannot remove a squatter by force. Peterson said she’s currently trying to file a civil action suit to prove that the home is her property and to evict the lady who has planted roots.


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