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    Default How to Get Rid of a Roommate Who Does Not Pay His Rent

    My question involves landlord-tenant law in the State of: texas
    i have a roommate who is not on the lease. He had yet to pay rent on time and has been several months behide.I have tried to work with him not wanting to lose a friendship but i am a month away from being homeless myself.I asked him to pay his last 2 mo rent or find another place his response was you cannot kick me out i have 30 days i posted a sign 3 days pay or quit and go to work before leaving work i get a text stating he has left out of town for work (he has never worked out of town before first i have heard of this)for 18 months he left all his things including his dog but his brother who is out of town for several months is going to pick the dog up.he did not pay anything before he left. My question is what rights do i have? what do i do next he is a user!!!cant afford to go through the courts not only is he several months behide im doing alone. please help

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    Default Re: Evicting a Roommate Who Does Not Pay His Rent

    If you choose not to pursue an eviction through the courts, you are stuck living with your roommate until he voluntarily moves out.

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