2011 Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 441 Landlord and Tenant
Section 441.005. Definitions.

MO Rev Stat § 441.005. What's This?


441.005. Except as otherwise provided, when used in chapter 534, chapter 535, or this chapter, the following terms mean:

(1) "Lease", a written or oral agreement for the use or possession of premises;

(2) "Lessee", any person who leases premises from another, and any person residing on the premises with the lessee's permission;

(3) "Premises", land, tenements, condominium or cooperative units, air rights and all other types of real property leased under the terms of a rental agreement, including any facilities and appurtenances, to such premises, and any grounds, areas and facilities held out for the use of tenants generally or the use of which is promised to the tenant. "Premises" include structures, fixed or mobile, temporary or permanent, vessels, manufactured homes as defined in section 700.010, mobile trailer homes and vehicles which are used or intended for use primarily as a dwelling or as a place for commercial or industrial operations or storage;

(4) "Rent", a stated payment for the temporary possession or use of a house, land or other real property, made at fixed intervals by a tenant to a landlord.

(L. 1997 H.B. 361, A.L. 2010 S.B. 630)

Effective 3-01-11

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