Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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WHAT IF I RENT A HOUSE THAT'S IN FORECLOSURE - The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act

by: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education

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 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.


The Landlord Tenant Relationship

Basic information about landlord obligations and renter obligations based upon the Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.

by: Community Legal Services - Central Office

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Small Claims Court Process

What to do if your landlord does not meet his or her obligations or you disagree with the landlord's list of damages.

by: Community Legal Services - Central Office

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Security Deposits

What is a security deposit and what steps need to be taken to get it back upon moving out of a residence.

by: Community Legal Services - Central Office

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Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

This article provides information about the rights and responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants for apartment and home rentals.




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Question: My Landlord is charging me late fees because I owe late fees. Can they do that? They charge $10 a day for late fees and I only pay $579. in rent. I know that they take out late fees first with any money you give them so they keep you behind so they can keep charging you late fees. How can that be legal?
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Question: My question is I have lived with my boyfriend just shy of a year he was on the lease , I was not however we had an oral agreement that i was living with him along with my son last time and my dog, my mail went there and all my personal belongings where there well on 1/5/18 his parents came to my house changed the locks on me after I had left ( that same day cops showed up spoke with my boyfriend to verify he wanted me there he said yes ) later that night they changed the locks and had all my personal belongings moved to storage which I didn’t authorize , what are my rights and what should I do
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Question: How do I get the landlord to refund the balance of rent money paid to satisfy the remainder of the term of my lease, that the landlord then entered into another lease with new tenants? The security deposit was refunded in full but they tried to be deceptive about entering into a new lease during the remainder of my lease. And now try to say I am required to pay the utilities for the property for the 2 months after I vacated and turned over possession of the keys
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Question: Can a landlord use your deposit to replace wear and tear?
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Question: Our daughter lives in our townhouse with her husband whom she is divorcing. We live in California, townhouse is in Tempe and she has lived there for 7 years and before they ever met. She will be moving out of the state, can we evict him immediately as he is not on the lease?
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