Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: this is more from my previous question. so my landlord told me on the phone that she is really kicking me out because I went behind her back and called section 8 they came out and tested to see how hot is was in my house it was 92 so they gave her thirty days to fix it and she did on the last day Iif the thirty days these other things she has on the notice are bogus and I need to find a way to prove it also she sent me a text saying she would rather kick me out and have me lose my housing that to have me there unhappy I still have the text messages

Answer: A landlord cannot "retaliate" against a tenant for complaining to a government agency about conditions that affect health or safety. A.R.S. 33-1381 A. A landlords retaliation is a defense against an eviction action. A.R.S. 33-1381 B. If the eviction action occurs within 6 months of the complaint it is presumed to be retaliation.

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  • this is more from my previous question. so my landlord told me on the phone that she is really kicking me out because I went behind her back and called section 8 they came out and tested to see how hot is was in my house it was 92 so they gave her thirty days to fix it and she did on the last day Iif the thirty days these other things she has on the notice are bogus and I need to find a way to prove it also she sent me a text saying she would rather kick me out and have me lose my housing that to have me there unhappy I still have the text messages

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