Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: My husband and I let someone move in with us and rent a room. We had no contact. The verbal agreement was that he would pay $400/month. He would pay $200 every two weeks. He wasshort $50 and promised to pay it in 2 more weeks. When the two weeks came, he left saying he'd be back on Tuesday. That was two and a half weeks ago. He is not responding to pho the calls or messages. He left his belongings here and his vehicle. What can we do about his stuff?

Answer: The Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act contains specific rules that landlords must follow when their tenants abandon a rented dwelling and leave their personal belongings behind. These rules are located at A.R.S. 33-1370: https://www.azleg.gov/viewDocument/?docName=http://www.azleg.gov/ars/33/01370.htm

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  • My husband and I let someone move in with us and rent a room. We had no contact. The verbal agreement was that he would pay $400/month. He would pay $200 every two weeks. He wasshort $50 and promised to pay it in 2 more weeks. When the two weeks came, he left saying he'd be back on Tuesday. That was two and a half weeks ago. He is not responding to pho the calls or messages. He left his belongings here and his vehicle. What can we do about his stuff?

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