EULESS(CBSDFW.COM) – A Euless apartment complex is telling everyone they have to move out in a matter of weeks.. Shadow Creek Apartments sent tenants a note saying they have to be out by the end of the month.
“It was insane. It was kind of like, shock. How can you tell me I need to leave?” says Daniel Lawlor.
Lawlor and hundreds of other residents have to go because the property has been sold.
“It’s get out. Do you eat for that month? Do you pay bills for that month? Or you have to find somewhere to move,” says Lakeisha James, a mother of four. She says tenants should have been given more time and not strung along paying rent.
“Money rules the world for some people. But what about the families? Some of us are going to have to go through hotels,” says James.
The manager told CBS11 by phone, Shadow Creek Apartments followed the law and gave residents the option of moving to one of its other complexes.
Residents like James and Lawlor say all they can do is hope for a break and an easy move.
“They just walked off without saying bye or anything,” says James. “You just straight up kicked us out like we were trash.”
Residents say they were all signed to lease up until June. They say they fell if apartment management knew earlier they were selling, they should have told the tenants so they could have had more time to prepare.
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