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BERNIE SANDERS AND THE RADICAL JEWISH TRADITION

By |2016-03-26T02:07:29+00:00March 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  The Arizona Tenants Union blog by and large discusses issues pertaining to tenants' rights.  But inasmuch as ATU is a progressive organization trying to promote a culture of organizing and activism in Arizona, from time to time I write blogs on subjects that I find particularly important or interesting.  This is one such posting

IT’S TIME TO TAKE IT UP A NOTCH

By |2015-10-26T21:58:55+00:00October 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

tpsdave / Pixabay I’ve been thinking about and blogging about the problem with the Arizona Justice Courts for some time, about the unbelievable deprivation of due process for tenants in eviction actions, and I think it’s time to do something about it.  This is a constitutional issue of statewide importance and I think

SMALL VICTORY FOR WEEK-TO-WEEK TENANTS

By |2015-09-06T18:07:10+00:00September 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

geralt / Pixabay This is a follow-up to a blog I wrote last week about the rights of week-to-week tenants, and in particular, those week-to-week tenants who live in extended-stay motels.  The Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act specifically governs tenants in week-to-week situations: A.R.S. § 33-1368 provides that week-to-week tenancies require a

WEEK-TO-WEEK TENANTS

By |2015-08-31T05:54:29+00:00August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Are week-to-week tenants living in extended stay motels or halfway houses covered by the Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act? This is a topic that has come up in our office recently,  Generally speaking, under A.R.S.§ 33-1375(A) week-to-week tenants require a ten day notice to terminate their tenancy, and they're entitled

SHOULD ATU HELP LANDLORDS?

By |2015-08-03T02:50:57+00:00August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Should ATU help landlords? We get calls from landlords all the time.  Obviously we’re going to get some calls from the landlords of our members, who are trying to resolve an issue.  But we also get calls from landlords out of the blue.  Some of the landlords call us to cuss us out on general

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.