Blue Springs, MO asked in Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Kansas

Q: What are the consequences for not claiming a rental property during Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

My landlord filed Chapter 13 and claimed our address as her primary residency.I paid monthly rent in excess of her mortgage payment. More than a year after I moved in she changed a utility bill to her name to "prove" her residency.When the bankruptcy was complete, she gave me notice to move so she could sell.She attempted to make interior upgrades so she could get it on the market as soon as we left and forced me to move out before the agreed upon day. Now I cannot get her to respond about my deposit. What are my options?

1 Lawyer Answer
Ray Choudhry
Ray Choudhry
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Moline, IL

A: If there is no off-set and she owes you the damage deposit, you can take her to small claims court.

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