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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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Question: My landlord intends to sell the home I currently rent. We had agreed via text message that we would enter into a years lease but a formal lease was never signed. Are text messages considered a legal binding agreement?
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Question: I have lived at the same complex for a few years. The property has changed hands and the staff also has changed. The current manager has been here over six months. I have never been charged late fees when I went past the grace period and I have some bank information to support that has occurred more than once. This month she stuck me with over $70 in late fees for the first time. I asked her why she is now penalizing me for the first time and she said she is tired of everyone walking all over her. I am under the impression that since she has not previously enforced the fees that she can't now?
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Question: I live in apartments and the management is trying to back charge us an increased city tax rate of 2.9% for the past month and going forward. I know the rate is subject to change, but don't they have to give us a 30 day written notice of the change and rent increase? The residential rate here in Glendale is 2.2%, are they legally even able to enforce the higher rate without a tax increase? What kind of actions can I and other residents take?
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Question: The Manager says I have to fix my driveway because it is crumbling and full of holes that were there when I rented their lot 20 years ago and now are worse because the driveway was thin and inferior. I have not signed a document that says I am responsible for the repair of their driveway. Do I have to repair their driveway?
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Question: How can I kick my ex girlfriend out of the home I own? broke up with my ex about 2 yrs ago. She didn't have anywhere else to go so I let her stay. She pays 30% rent and the water bill. I have repeatedly asked her to move out for months. I moved her stuff to the garage when she refused. I gave her an eviction notice for 30 days. She said that I can't legally evict her since she has established residency at my home and gets mail. I am being held hostage in my own home. I want to move on with my life and my new relationship.
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