Missouri never implemented a state-wide eviction moratorium, though a number of counties did establish protections for renters. Filings fell early in the pandemic, but increased steadily over the course of 2020.
CDC Order September 4 - June 30
* Filings in the last week may be undercounted as a result of processing delays. These counts will be revised in the following week.
Eviction filings in Missouri were were near their historical averages in January and February of 2020.1 Filings dropped in March and April, but have increased moderately since then.2
Missouri is divided into 115 counties and county-equivalents. In each, we map the number of eviction filings over the last four weeks. If you toggle below you can see these numbers as eviction filing rates—the number of eviction filings divided by the number of renter households in the county—or compared to the typical number of filings in the average year.1 2