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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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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