Monthly Archives: July 2015

HOW TO DO A LEASE TERMINATION

By |2015-07-25T23:31:52+00:00July 25th, 2015|Understanding Landlord Tenant Laws|

The second biggest issue we get at Arizona Tenants Union, just behind landlord’s refusal to return a security deposit, is legally terminating your lease without taking a hit on your credit or suffering other consequences.  Lease termination is a tricky procedure, both in terms of how to do it and also how to write about

WE NEED YOUR HELP

By |2015-07-14T23:35:32+00:00July 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Arizona Tenants Union was formed by Charles Gosmon and myself as a response to the lack of any real tenants rights organization in Arizona.  Both of us come from out east: Charles from Massachusetts, I from New York by way of Chicago.  There are real tenants movements there, and tenants rights is a real thing. 

SB 1185 NOW IN EFFECT

By |2015-07-06T01:58:58+00:00July 6th, 2015|Understanding Landlord Tenant Laws|

On July 1st of this year, SB 1185 took effect.  Readers of this blog will remember that on April 13th, Gov. Ducey quietly signed a bill that allows a landlord to evict a tenant’s roommate who is not on the lease without any due process whatsoever, just by calling the police and having the roommate removed.