What Is a Lease?
What is a Security Deposit? A security deposit is a payment required by a landlord from a tenant. It is paid to cover the possible expense of any repairs which the landlord may have make after a tenant moves out for damages to the rental unit greater than normal “wear and tear."
What Rights and Duties do Landlords and Tenants Have?
Is a Tenant Entitled to a Safe Rental Unit?
What is Repair and Deduct?
What Rules Does My Landlord Have to Follow Before Claiming My Rental Unit Abandoned?
What if My Landlord Sells the Property I Rent?
What if My Landlord Loses the Property I Rent Through Foreclosure? Do I have rights?
Housing Terms - Revised June 2013. ABANDONMENT: Refers to a situation where a tenant leaves or moves out of a rental unit with no intention to return. Abandonment procedure is governed by Section 441.065 of the Missouri Revised Statutes.
What is a Joint Tenancy? Joint tenancy is a form of ownership by two or more individuals together. It differs from other types of co-ownership in that the surviving joint tenant immediately becomes the owner of the whole property upon the death of the other joint tenant. This is called a “right of survivorship.”