This is a regrettable effect of some foreclosures, where the innocent tenant is surprised to learn that they'll have to be moving out when the house is foreclosed. If you've been made aware of something like this by a stranger, the prudent thing to do is to investigate it further before packing it up and getting ready to move. You ought to confront the homeowner with direct questions, e.g., the same you've asked here. If the homeowner denies any knowledge of this, then you ought to proceed with checking the county records to see if there are any notices of default filed on the house (address) you're at. If there are such notices, this is a tell tale sign that a foreclosure is looming and that in a matter of three to four months, the house will no longer belong to the landlord and you'll be in a bit of an awkward position not knowing who to pay or if you can stay in the house. Unless the homeowner cures the foreclosure sometime in the process, this could be a real probability. Depending on what you're hoping to accomplish, talking directly to the foreclosing bank will not assure you any concrete or direct answers. So, if you uncover that there is a "NOD" (Notice of Default), it behooves you to start considering looking for other housing arrangements, although you don't need to move right away. The troubling aspect of this, beside having to look for another place to live, is that you're obligated to pay rent by contract, but the owner is not obligated to comply with you in any other way when they don't pay the house. For this reason, some have advised to establish an escrow account where you pay what you would normally pay the homeowner, but to what end, I cannot say. If a homeowner lived in a house that was going into foreclosure, the idea of them paying or not is what got them in this mess in the first place. But, the difference is they're not normally collecting money from anyone, just not paying the lender what they promised. Check with a real estate or landlord tenant attorney in your area for further advice. Good luck.