Kansas City, MO asked in Contracts and Estate Planning for Kansas

Q: I live in Missouri and am under a one year contract, is the property manager allowed to install sound monitors?

The landlord/property manager has added an additional property manager without verbal, or written notice. The new manager has verbally told me that he will be the new manager. He is installing sound monitors in hallways and wants to enter mine to install one, without written request. They also are turning 2 empty apartments into extended stay, also no written warnings. Is this all legal? I would love to somehow get out of my written one year contact at this point.

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL

A: I am not licensed to practice in Missouri; nor do I represent your landlord of their property managers. However, unless there is some real demonstrable reason for the landlord or property managers to want to "install sound monitors in hallways" of the tenants' apartments I would strongly advise them against doing it. IMPO, you should write them a letter stating your strong objections to this invasion of privacy--just for the record. You also might want to hire a local lawyer to help you.

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