How long does a landlord have to wait to remove belongings after a tenant dies?

Question: 
My aunt died recently and now her landlord is telling my mother that we have only two weeks to move all her things out of my aunt's apartment or they will throw them away. That seems pretty harsh. Can they legally do that?
Answer: 

When a tenant dies and there are no other tenants living in that unit, the landlord has to keep their belongings safe for at least 30 days. The tenant's relatives or "legal representative" (usually the executor named in the will) must arrange for everything to be removed. 

If anything is left behind after 30 days, the landlord is allowed to do whatever they like with it, including throwing it out or giving it away. If the landlord keeps or sells anything, the relatives or legal representatives have 6 months to claim the belongings or the money.

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