Question: Moved into renovated home was to be done by 6/18 (day moved in). Upon arrival; 2 baseball size holes in 2 windows & piles of trash under carport. Due to incorrect measurements windows would be another week. Week1 dryer vent had to be re-cut, electrician rewired house due to fire hazard. Week2 plumbing unable to do laundry 2weeks now, family has to share 1 bathroom, windows not replaced. Week3 windows replaced 7/1–7/6, plumbing on hold to find better price (laundry?), & still sharing bathroom. Was given 1 months free rent but asking us to pay full electricity bill. What are her obligations?
Take a look at this article to find out more about landlord and tenant responsibilities in Arizona. Specifically, the landlord is required by the Arizona Residential Landlord Tenant Act to deliver possession of the premises in accordance with the Arizona Revised Statutes, Section 33-1324.
The requirements, such as complying with the requirements of all building codes materially affecting health and safety, are listed in A.R.S. § 33-1324. A.R.S. §§ 33-1361 –and 33-1362 describe what actions a tenant can take against a landlord in this situation.
To find out how a specific law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney. You can find out more about legal aid available in your area here.
July 08, 2011