Saint Louis, MO asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Missouri

Q: Can an apartment complex make me purchase their limited liability policy and refuse mine through Statefarm?

New ownership company and upon receiving my lease renewal letter, they state I'm going to be automatically enrolled in their limited liability policy for $9.75 a month and that I can cancel my policy through Statefarm. I'm in property management, and I'm not sure they can legally do this. My current policy meets their insurance requirements so I should be able to continue using it.

1 Lawyer Answer
Jennifer Sheila Kornblum
Jennifer Sheila Kornblum
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Springfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: The answer to this question lies in the language in your lease. Check the paragraph about insurance. It will control your responsibilities and obligations.

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

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