Check with county clerk's office.
Was the pool there when you moved in???
You feel your children's safety is at risk, so what are you waiting for to move.
Sadly, clearly the landlord is out of time and headed to foreclosure.
A landlord can be in the country any where, so being in Ohio is mute.
It appears you waited too long to take action.
You check with the county records division on line to see what is permitted.
If you have a lease then month to month or for an extended period, then the Bank has to honor the
Lease till expiration, you can always negotiate with the bank after foreclosure about a sixty day
Yes you will have to continue paying rent to the land lord.