Chicago, IL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Missouri

Q: Can a landlord evict you just because you told him he's not following safety codes and he needs to do repairs

we have bats in our ceilings that come into the apartments my outdoor lighting on my deck has never worked I've got Outlet in my kitchen that has quit working in a year ago I got exposed wiring and it's roach-infested the whole building is roach-infested and he keeps spraying for roaches every two weeks he's in pretty much the same and set the sides

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Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: A landlord can filed suit to evict you if the landlord can prove that you've breached your obligations under the lease or that the lease has terminated and you are still there.

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