This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.

KXCV-KRNW


News Brief

July 6, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Harris

Renters Rights

Renters who are forced from their homes because of flooding do not have to continue to pay rent.

By law if you can no longer live in your home due to some kind of disaster you are no longer required to pay your landlord anymore money. Spokeswomen for the university of Missouri Extension Brenda Procter says renters aren't always well informed about information like this.

WarningAudio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Download .mp3

Procter adds if the landlord is unwilling to return the deposit, tenants can contact attorney general's consumer hotline 800-392-8222.