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Tenant's rights under Arizona residential landlord tenant law, pest infestation and tenant's rights

Mesa, AZ |
Filed under: Landlord-tenant law

I live ina 4plex I rent month to month ,my 1year lease expired in July. I now have termite and flea infestation and my health and property is damaged . the landlord never disclosedthere was atermite problem before with this house. What are my recourses

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    If you are interested in continuing to live there, you can give your landlord notice of the issue and a reasonable opportunity to remedy the problem. If he fails to do so, you may want to talk with an Arizona lawyer about whether this is what is known in some states as a breach of the warrant of habitability. If it is, you may be entitled to withhold rent in an appropriate amount to remedy the problem yourself. I have posted some useful links. If you can afford to use a lawyer referral service, there is one near by: Maricopa County Lawyer Referral Service, Phoenix, AZ, Phone: 602-257-4200. Good luck.

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