Here’s how homeowners can fight against squatter insanity

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If you own a home and don’t want to lose it, keep reading. 

Homeowners who go on vacation or a business trip, even for just a week, are returning to find their house overtaken by trespassers who fraudulently claim a right to be there. It’s happening to tens of thousands of homeowners from New York City to Atlanta and Los Angeles. 
 
When owners call the police, they’re told police can’t help. It’s a civil matter, and they have to file an eviction lawsuit, which can drag on for months or years because housing courts are backlogged. 

FLORIDA SHERIFF WARNS SQUATTERS HE WILL BE THEIR ‘WORST ENEMY’ AND HAS A PLACE FOR THEM IN JAIL
 
Meanwhile, owners are out on the street while squatters are living free, destroying houses and even selling off owners’ belongings. 

Venezuelan TikToker Leonal Moreno urged illegal immigrants to take over abandoned homes and invoke squatters’ rights.  (TikTok/Screenshot/Leonal Moreno)

If you found a stranger sitting in your car and called the police, they would immediately ask to see the registration and decide who owns it, explains Georgetown law professor Jonathan Turley. They wouldn’t let the thief drive off. But the law is stacked

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