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Eviction Filings and Defaults in Missouri
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was no state-wide moratorium on evictions.
The CDC moratorium was in place from September 4, 2020 through August 26, 2021.
Eviction Filings by Jurisdiction
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Policy Summary for Missouri
The policy summary below provides a "snapshot" of eviction laws and procedures. Unless otherwise specified in a gray information button below, the information presented here was current as of January 1, 2021. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Please cite the data as: Civil Court Data Initiative. Legal Services Corporation, 2022. (accessed TODAY’s DATE).
Cases filed under a case type containing any of the following terms or with any of the following event information are considered evictions: unlawful detainer, rent and possession, landlord actions, landlord complaint
Census data comes from the following 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year tables: B25070 (rent burden), B25032 (housing units), and B25008 (renter and total population).