Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: We just found out there are bed bugs in the home we rented. Who is responsible to pay to get rid of them. It is going to cost $1200, but it will be guarenteed.

Answer:

The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly.

The law governing Landlord and Tenant obligations to bed bugs is found under A.R.S. §33-1319. Review and follow all guidelines found within the Arizona Landlord and Tenant Act, found here. There are many variables, including how the infection was brought to the home and if notice was given to the landlord, for who pays for the removal of bed bugs from an infection home or apartment.

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