You can get an eviction off your credit report by waiting until 7 years have passed, at which point it will fall off naturally. If more than 7 years have passed, you can file a dispute to have the eviction removed.
Bear in mind that evictions do not appear on your credit report directly, but only after your landlord sends your debt to a collection agency. Once your debt has been reported to the credit bureaus, it stays there for 7 years, whether or not the debt is paid.
It's possible that a credit repair company may try to convince you to attempt to get rid of your eviction through a concept called pay-for-delete. But this should be avoided, as it is often a scam that will cost you money without much of a result (if any).
Instead, try to pay off your past-due balance and then request that your landlord update the status on your account to “paid.” The collection account may still be on your credit report, but the “paid” status will look a lot better to creditors.
You can learn more from our guide about how long things stay on your credit report.
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