Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: unfortunately I have a slum lord!he does not provide any source of heat,and its cold as hell,we bought two small space heaters and can only use 1 at a time cuz it trips the main breaker,and often cant even use 1 it still trips ,we have to wait 15 min to flip back on because its so hot,also the bar looks like its melting some its blackened and some of the plastic is melted,I fear we are near to have a fire,can we hold off rent to make him fix this or not?this guy charges 50 in late fee on 5th an add 90on 9th and ten a day there after once we paid on 13 and late fee was 285,rent is 680,wtf

Answer: There is an article on azlawhelp.org that may answer your questions.  Go to:  http://azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=3&sc=24&articleid=25 for the article.  If you require more information, you may want to contact an attorney. 

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  • unfortunately I have a slum lord!he does not provide any source of heat,and its cold as hell,we bought two small space heaters and can only use 1 at a time cuz it trips the main breaker,and often cant even use 1 it still trips ,we have to wait 15 min to flip back on because its so hot,also the bar looks like its melting some its blackened and some of the plastic is melted,I fear we are near to have a fire,can we hold off rent to make him fix this or not?this guy charges 50 in late fee on 5th an add 90on 9th and ten a day there after once we paid on 13 and late fee was 285,rent is 680,wtf

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