Missouri Landlord-Tenant Laws

Missouri Rental Laws

Mo.Rev.Stat. 441.005 to 441.880 and 535.010 to 535.300

Termination for Nonpayment Notice
(Eviction Notice)

Landlord can terminate with an unconditional quit notice.
Missouri Eviction Process and Timeline
Demand to Pay Notice

Mo.Rev.Stat. 535.010
Termination for Lease Violation Notice
Landlord can terminate with a 10-Day Notice to Vacate
Missouri Eviction Process and Timeline
Small Claim Court LimitMissouri Small Claim Court Limit is $5,000
Handling Abandoned PropertyMo.Rev.Stat. 441.065
Penalty for Self-Help EvictionDamages are determined by the Court
Tenant Withholding Rent for RepairsMo.Rev.Stat. 441.234
Required Disclosures Meth Lab Disclosure – Mo.Rev.Stat. 441.236
Owner or Agent Disclosure – Mo.Rev.Stat. 535-185
Non-Refundable Fees
Security Deposit RulesSecurity Deposit Amount: up to 2 months
Deadline to itemize and return of security deposit: 30 days
Mo.Rev.Stat. 535-300
Month-to-Month NoticeOne month
Payment of RentMo.Rev.Stat. 535-060
Property Entry
No statute

Landlord-Tenant State Laws