St. Louis, MO: Evictions in St. Louis are up 122% compared to same month before the Covid-19 pandemic according to Eviction Lab.
There are 198,599 renter households in the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County (Saint Louis), paying a typical rent of $951 per month. If a landlord chooses to file an eviction, they need to provide their tenants with at least ten days notice (for nonpayment of rent cases, though in other cases more) and pay a $36 filing fee to the courts.1
While the state of Missouri did not enact any protections for renters, the 22nd Judicial Circuit (City of St. Louis) did suspend eviction proceedings in mid-March through July 22, 2020. Eviction filings in St. Louis declined precipitously in April, May and June 2020 before picking up again in July 2020. The execution of certain types of eviction orders in St. Louis City and St. Louis County was suspended until August 27, 2021.