American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona Profile

ACLU of Arizona represents clients cases that have a large impact on the community at large because of limited resources. To better understand the kinds of cases accepted and how to have the ACLU consider a case, visit them on-line.

Address
P.O. Box 17148
Phoenix, AZ 85011-0148
Phone: 602.650.1854
Website: http://www.acluaz.org/

Units

QUESTIONS

  • In a new rental, pet urine smell is very strong, when entering the home. Management rep had stated over the phone that the carpets have been professionally cleaned and has proof, the smell is still overwhelming. Does the property owner have to replace the carpets? is this a cosmetic or sanitary issue?
  • After I moved from my rental property, my landlord claimed there was damage to the property that needed repair and kept half my security deposit. Now he says the repairs cost more and I have to pay him back to additional cost. Can he do that after half the deposit has already been returned?
  • My mother-in-law agreed to store my belongings in a shed that I gave her. My husband who I am divorcing took it out of the shed and let it get rained on ruining all my belongings. Is my mother-in-law and my husband responsible
  • How do i find out if my ex-husband is using my children's social security numbers to get a line of credit in their name? i have tried the credit report sites and i get nothing.
  • There is mold epidemic in my storage room. My possessions that were stored in there are destroyed and they are doing major repairs that will require to tear down walls leave me without hot water. I am asthmatic and have allergies. What are my options?
  • The rental agreement is month to month with a 30 day notice for either party. The renter paid rent Nov 1. On Nov 16, renter said the house was full of old cigarette smoke and couldn't live there so she gave 30 day notice. On Nov 23, she was gone along with all of her possessions leaving the room completely empty but she had paid up until November 30 and did not return the keys. She did not pay for Dec and I have damage deposit. Can I rent the room starting Dec 1 without repercussions from the renter.
  • Can a landlord that has no lease with the tenant file eviction for non payment of rent? Landlord does not maintain the property. It is a mobile home. There are safety issues that have not been addressed. There has been no communication from the landlord to the tenant.
  • WHAT CAN I DO IF MY LANDLORD DESTROYED OR DISPOSED OF MY PERSONAL PROPERTY PRIOR TO 21 DAYS AFTER THE WRIT OF RESTITUTION WAS EXECUTED AND I MADE AN ATTEMPT TO RECOVER IT PRIOR TO THE 21 DAYS EXPIRING?
  • Are there minimum limits for amount of time taken. My wife has a sick relative that is on her death bed. We are wanting one day for her to say goodbye. Also. What is the definition of parents. The relative in question rased my wife from 10-18
  • does apt complex have to disclose the previous renter was a smoker?

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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