How a Kansas City tenant fought her landlord and won
When a Kansas City renter was taken to court by her landlord under false claims, she filed a countersuit and won more than $17,000. What does this mean for the future legal relationships between property owners and renters?
A Jackson County judge has ordered a landlord to pay back 15 months of rental payments plus interest and attorney’s fees — an amount totaling more than $17,000 — to a tenant that he unlawfully tried to evict. KCUR reporter Dan Margolies breaks down this David-and-Goliath legal victory for renters.
Times are tough if you’re in the market to buy a home. High demand and limited supply are causing prices to surge, and many would-be homeowners are left wondering if that's still an achievable part of the American Dream. On KCUR's Up To Date, Steve Kraske talks to the Smart Money Experts David Jackson and Nolan Keim about the pros and cons of renting and owning a home.
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