Governor signs legislation providing housing protections for domestic violence survivors


Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday signed a bill that will help domestic violence victims more easily break costly leases to seek refuge from abusive relationships.

Kelly signed the bill - backed by Sens. Dinah Sykes and Oletha Faust Goudeau - that will relieve tenants of their responsibility for rent after leaving the property in cases of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking.

The House approved the rental bill on a 100-23 vote. It was . . .


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