Saint Louis, MO asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Missouri

Q: I have signed a lease with a move-in date of 09/15/2020, however they did not conduct an inspection until 09/16/2020.

The landlord did not make sure that the property was deemed habitable before my move in date. They are now wanting me sign a revised move in date change lease and I refuse and want my money back.

1 Lawyer Answer
Giselle Ayala Mateus
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A: It ua necessary to review the whole contract to know whether it can be rescinded. However, it is worth mentioning that the Covenant of Habitability is part of a lease agreement. You contact a housing attorney. Good luck!

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