Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: I rent a condo from the owner. The landlord has sent 4 serviceman to fix my 23 year old ac unit that has been non stop leaking on 7/4( now 7/28). Each saying the ac simply needs to be replaced. I have numerous bowls out bc it leaks in different areas. The hallway is a hazard and unsightly . He has come to terms it needs replaced. What time frame am I entitled to have the replacement done timely ? Also is it my responsibility to meet the repairman if the landlord cannot accommodate my work schedule?

Answer: The landlord/tenant act requires reasonable access to air conditioning. If the landlord fails you can file an action in small claims or justice of the peace court for "dimunation in the fair rental value" of the dwelling unit". ARS 33-1364 A 2. There is no specified time for repair but 4 weeks would seem excessive. Repair is the responsibility of the landlord you should not have to take off work to facilitate it. In your absence, however, the landlord is entitled to access the premises for purpose of repair.

Question: I rent a condo from the owner. The landlord has sent 4 serviceman to fix my 23 year old ac unit that has been non stop leaking on 7/4( now 7/28). Each saying the ac simply needs to be replaced. I have numerous bowls out bc it leaks in different areas. The hallway is a hazard and unsightly . He has come to terms it needs replaced. What time frame am I entitled to have the replacement done timely ? Also is it my responsibility to meet the repairman if the landlord cannot accommodate my work schedule?

Answer: The landlord/tenant act requires reasonable access to air conditioning. If the landlord fails you can file an action in small claims or justice of the peace court for "dimunation in the fair rental value" of the dwelling unit". ARS 33-1364 A 2. There is no specified time for repair but 4 weeks would seem excessive. Repair is the responsibility of the landlord you should not have to take off work to facilitate it. In your absence, however, the landlord is entitled to access the premises for purpose of repair.

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  • I rent a condo from the owner. The landlord has sent 4 serviceman to fix my 23 year old ac unit that has been non stop leaking on 7/4( now 7/28). Each saying the ac simply needs to be replaced. I have numerous bowls out bc it leaks in different areas. The hallway is a hazard and unsightly . He has come to terms it needs replaced. What time frame am I entitled to have the replacement done timely ? Also is it my responsibility to meet the repairman if the landlord cannot accommodate my work schedule?
  • I rent a condo from the owner. The landlord has sent 4 serviceman to fix my 23 year old ac unit that has been non stop leaking on 7/4( now 7/28). Each saying the ac simply needs to be replaced. I have numerous bowls out bc it leaks in different areas. The hallway is a hazard and unsightly . He has come to terms it needs replaced. What time frame am I entitled to have the replacement done timely ? Also is it my responsibility to meet the repairman if the landlord cannot accommodate my work schedule?

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