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Below is a list of available resources for renters and landlords.

Free Mediations in St. Louis

If you live in St. Louis, we provide free help to tenants and landlords trying to reach an agreement. We can also assist you with finding rental and utility assistance.

Our mediations can be significantly faster and much more cost effective than filing cases in court.

Finding an Attorney

If the parties are unwilling to try to reach an agreement, they can go to court. The party filing the lawsuit will have to pay a filing fee and arrange for service.

Landlords and renters can hire private attorneys. Renters who cannot afford an attorney can reach out to legal aid organizations.

Find a private attorney

Contact a legal aid group

Understanding the Court Process

A few organizations have published explainers to help you represent yourself in court.

Guide Sheets

Affordable Housing

If you need help finding affordable housing, especially places that accept housing vouchers, allows you to search by zip code and view available units on a map.

Utility Assistance

You can apply for utility assistance through the rental assistance programs on this page. You can also apply for help at these organizations:

St. Louis County

St. Louis City

Mortgage Assistance

The statewide SAFHR for Homeowners program can provide mortgage assistance. 

Mental Health

Facing eviction and financial challenges is an extremely stressful situation. Beyond seeking assistance from the programs above, talking about your circumstances with a professional can be very helpful for your mental health. You can call Behavioral Health Resources (BHR) 24/7 for crisis support and counseling at 1-800-811-4760.

Other Resources

You can see a list of other resources in the St. Louis area online at You can also call 211.

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