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Has anyone successfully squatted a home?

  • Yes

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  • No

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i think you're going to have to more clearly define 'successfully'. most of us have squatted houses/buildings for periods of time, even years, but in america very few folks are able to squat a building permanently. off the top of my head i can only think of maybe 10-20 houses that have done that, most of which are in philly.
 
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I squat single family residential properties. A good pick in my area lasts around 6-7 months. We get utilities turned on and have full tenant rights and protection from illegal eviction after living there for 30 days in WA state.
 

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I squat single family residential properties. A good pick in my area lasts around 6-7 months. We get utilities turned on and have full tenant rights and protection from illegal eviction after living there for 30 days in WA state.


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Im in LA - found a vacant single family home in Hollywood hills. Foreclosed - bank cant sell due to liens. Very expensive home with no agent coming and going. Any advice?
 

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