Arizona Landlord Tenant Laws

The following information on Arizona landlord tenant laws answers the most common questions concerning Arizona rental rights. This information is not intended to provide legal advice, instead, it is meant to help clarify aspects of the law that commonly confuse landlords and tenants. Read the full Arizona landlord tenant statutes here.

What is the maximum security deposit allowed by the Arizona landlord tenant act?

According to the Arizona landlord tenant act, the landlord “shall not demand or receive security, however denominated, including prepaid rent in an amount or value of more than one and one-half month’s rent.” However, tenants may volunteer to pay more if they wish.

To read more about security deposits, check out the section here.

In the state of Arizona, what is considered normal wear and tear under the landlord tenant act?

While the Arizona landlord tenant act does not outline specific provisions for what constitutes normal wear and tear, it does state that the tenant is required to keep the rental property in good condition, as when they initially moved in.

Generally, wear and tear is a reasonable expectation of the depreciation of the unit with normal usage by the tenant. This can range from worn-out carpeting and flooring to faded wallpaper. Typically, wear and tear is not intentional and does not result from neglect or purposeful misuse of the property. 

How much notice is a landlord required to give you to move out in Arizona?

In Arizona, the amount of notice a landlord is required to give you will depend on the type of tenancy you have. If you have a weekly tenancy, the landlord or tenant can end the agreement with written notice at least 10 days prior to the move-out date.

If the tenancy is month-to-month, the landlord or tenant notice must be given at least 30 days prior to the date listed in the written notice

What is the latest version of the Arizona landlord tenant act?

If you’re looking for the most updated version of the Arizona landlord tenant act, you can find it on their website linked here. To access the latest document, click “Arizona Residential Landlord & Tenant Act” under the “Documents” section.

How to obtain a copy of the Arizona landlord tenant act?

To obtain a copy of the Arizona landlord tenant act, visit the Arizona Department of Housing website.

When was the Arizona residential landlord and tenant act last revised?

As of the writing of this article, the Arizona residential landlord tenant act was revised May 2023.

Resources for Arizona Landlord Tenant Laws

Read more of our state landlord tenant law guides here.

Note: This content is not intended to substitute or replace professional legal advice. It is for referential purposes only. Please consult your professional legal representation or lawyer to be sure your lease is compliant with any state and/or federal laws.