Landlord and Tenant - Mobile Home Parks

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Question: I lease from a landlord but the park is owned by another party. Can the owner legally remove my guest if he has already asked me to "get rid of her"?

Answer: Removal of a guest is governed by A.R.S. 33-1378. It reads: 33-1378. Removal of guest A person who is a guest of a tenant who is not named on a written lease and who remains on the premises without the permission of the tenant or the landlord is not a lawful tenant and that person's presence in or on the premises does not constitute residency or tenancy. A person who knowingly remains on the premises without the permission of the tenant or the landlord may be removed by a law enforcement officer at the request of the tenant or the landlord who is entitled to possession of the premises. In short, either you as the tenant or your landlord may remove a guest who is not on the lease. Here is a link to the Arizona Residential Landlord Tenant Act containing the statutes I referenced and other helpful statutes. Please do be sure to comply with the specific notice requirements in each statute: https://housing.az.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/Landlord-Tenant-Act-ADOH-Publication-July-2018_0.pdf

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