Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: Does the landlord have the right to charge me pest control costs of living here less than 1yr?

Answer:

A landlord is required to do the following under Arizona law. A.R.S. §§ 33-1322 – 1324.

  • Provide the tenant with the name and address of the property’s owner and manager
  • Provide the tenant with a free copy of the Arizona Landlord and Tenant Act
  • Provide the tenant with a signed copy of the lease
  • Provide the tenant with possession of the residence
  • Comply with applicable building codes
  • Make necessary repairs so that the residence is habitable
  • Keep common areas clean
  • Maintain all electrical, plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning equipment
  • Provide for the removal of trash
  • Supply running water and reasonable amounts of hot wate

You may want to look at your rental agreement to see if there is anything in it regarding pest control.  You may also want to speak with an attorney.

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