Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: My landlord has set a move in date of Aug 1,2013, with full rent due on the move in date, plus additional rent due on the 20th of each month, am I entitled to a prorated rent for a shortened month.

Answer: Under the landlord/tenant act "unless otherwise agreed, rent shall be uniformially apportionable from day-to day" (ARS 33-1314 C).  Unless there is specific agreement to the contrary in the lease, the rent should be prorated.

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  • My landlord has set a move in date of Aug 1,2013, with full rent due on the move in date, plus additional rent due on the 20th of each month, am I entitled to a prorated rent for a shortened month.

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