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HELPFUL ARTICLES

RETALIATION REVISITED

  Almost exactly a year ago I posted a blog on retaliation.  However, a tenant in a building I was organizing re-posted it

EVICTION COURT PROCEDURES

Justice Courts are the jurisdiction in which landlord/tenant issues are resolved, and they are not nice places for tenants to be. Certainly any

REPAIR AND DEDUCT

  Now that spring is turning into summer, people are getting their pools ready.  And as they do so, the pools attract mosquitoes. 

BROKEN AIR CONDITIONERS

It’s summer again, and with it brings . . . broken air conditioners!  The other day, 3-On-Your-Side did a piece about what a

RETALIATION REVISITED

Almost exactly a year ago I posted a blog on retaliation.  However, a tenant in a building I was organizing re-posted it and

SB 1185 NOW IN EFFECT

On July 1st of this year, SB 1185 took effect.  Readers of this blog will remember that on April 13th, Gov. Ducey quietly

WEEK-TO-WEEK TENANTS

PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Are week-to-week tenants living in extended stay motels or halfway houses covered by the Arizona Residential Landlord and

WE NEED YOUR HELP

Arizona Tenants Union was formed by Charles Gosmon and myself as a response to the lack of any real tenants rights organization in

JUSTICE COURT PROCEDURES

Justice Courts are the jurisdiction in which landlord/tenant issues are resolved, and they are not nice places for tenants to be in.  Certainly

NOTICE

One of the types of problems that come across our desk is of tenants who find they have a court date scheduled against

TENANT ORGANIZING

Arizona Tenants Union helps its members invoke various remedies for landlord abuse that the Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act affords.  But each

SECURITY DEPOSITS

The biggest complaint the Arizona Tenants Union gets from tenants, by far, is that landlords do not properly refund their security deposits. Sometimes

ILLEGAL LEASE PROVISIONS

  Under A.R.S. § 33-1315 of the Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, lease provisions that violate the law are unenforceable and considered