Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: I live in a small town and rent on a primative dirt road that is not maintained by the county. My road is now a major mud pit and has very big ruts that I can't get my vehicle through. I contacted my landlord and he told me that it was not his problem. According to the county it is the responsibility of all property owners to maintain the road yet he still refuses to assess the situation. Can I send him a repair letter??

Answer:

Carefully review the Landlord / Tenant articles available on azlawhelp.org.  A link to the article is provided below. 

The Landlord Tenant Relationship (specifically review the section titled "Obligations of Landlord").

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  • I live in a small town and rent on a primative dirt road that is not maintained by the county. My road is now a major mud pit and has very big ruts that I can't get my vehicle through. I contacted my landlord and he told me that it was not his problem. According to the county it is the responsibility of all property owners to maintain the road yet he still refuses to assess the situation. Can I send him a repair letter??

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