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Breaking Down the Arizona Landlord Tenant Act ARS 33-1315

Prohibited Provisions in a Lease Agreement. ARS §33-1315 Provides Landlords with a list of things they cannot have in their rental agreements.  If a landlord does include one of these provisions, it is 1.  Not enforceable and 2. If the landlord deliberately uses a known prohibited provision in the lease the tenant may recover two...

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Fair Housing: How is Handicap defined under Fair Housing

  “Handicap” means, with respect to a person, a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities; a record of such an impairment; or being regarded as having such an impairment.  This term does not include current, illegal use of or addiction to a controlled substance.  For purposes of this...

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City of Tucson Passes Source of Income Ordinance

What Landlords Need to Know: 1. The City of Tucson passed The Source of Income Ordinance (11959) on September 27th. It goes into effect immediately! 2. The Ordinance lists source of income as a protected class under Fair Housing and Discrimination laws. 3. If a Prospective Tenant calls and asks if you accept Section 8...

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Good News for Landlords

10/18/18 Arizona Revised Statutes Section 33-1368 and 33-1370 have been amended. Landlords no longer need to determine if personal property left on the premises should be held 14 days or 21 days, to care for pets left on the premises, or to store personal property left by a tenant when they return keys and therefore...

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