The decision to rent out your property as a landlord or to lease property as a tenant comes with various legal rights and responsibilities. Each state, including Arizona, has developed laws that set forth the obligations and rights of tenants. These laws inform tenants of important issues like payment of rent, security deposits, living conditions and habitability, terminating a lease, discrimination, and retaliation.
Arizona Tenants Rights Laws at a Glance
The chart below provides an overview of tenant rights laws in Arizona as well as links to applicable statutes. While this chart provides information on the basics of landlord-tenant laws in Arizona, it's a good idea to read the statutes for more detailed information.
Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 33, Chapter 10, Section 33-1301, et seq. (Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act)
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When a tenancy can be terminated depends on the circumstances:
A landlord can't discriminate against tenants on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, familial status, or disability.
A landlord can't retaliate against a tenant for exercising legal rights by increasing rent, decreasing services, or threatening to evict a tenant.
Note: State regulations are always subject to change through the passage of new legislation, rulings in the higher courts (including federal decisions), ballot initiatives, and other means. While we strive to provide the most current information available, please consult an attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.
Arizona Tenants Rights Laws: Related Resources
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Get Legal Help with Your Questions About Arizona Tenants Right Laws
Tenants can face many legal challenges. If you've been wrongfully evicted, experienced discrimination or retaliation, or your landlord has failed to maintain a habitable living environment, there may be legal remedies available to you. For more information and personalized legal advice, speak with a skilled landlord-tenant attorney in Arizona today.
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