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.