Evicted. What Do I Do Now?

(Source: Pokémon TV Series.)

Truth be told, I saw this coming. Some time earlier in November, the Dublin Fire Brigade came to inspect the apartment I lived in with my roommate along with the other tenants. They searched high and low for anything that is a potential fire hazard along with questions about livable conditions. As a result they gave our landlord a list of things that need to be improved along with a deadline. If it couldn’t be completed within that time, then the tenants would have to move out at once.

I heard rumblings that we might be evicted the night before I was to leave for the States and I found out a week later that the landlord made the decision to evict all of the tenants instead of making the safety improvements. *Sigh*

Once again I’m homeless in Dublin, but never fear: my now former roommate found a tip on a place for me to live that I’m actively pursuing. As for my roommate she is living in quarters provided by her employer.

There is still no guarantee of that working out and I’m looking at other places in the meantime. However, I do take it as a blessing. The building was a fire hazard and there were definitely times when I told friends and family that I didn’t think it was fire safe. So there’s that. We’ll see what happens.

4 thoughts on “Evicted. What Do I Do Now?

  1. juliedaubigny

    I’m sorry Shamma… that’s an added source of stress I wish you didn’t have to deal with. Though it’s not an ideal situation to be in at all, I am glad that you’ve gotten out of a place that didn’t feel safe. Hopefully the place the roommate tipped you off about comes through for you and lets you have some peace of mind. Sending lots of love and good vibes ♥

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  2. The Delaware Blogger

    Wow, I can’t imagine, so sorry to read this. I will pray for the better opportunity which is waiting for you to come quickly!

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