Quiz: What are your rights as a renter?

When do landlords have to give back a security deposit? How much can they keep?

What are YOUR rights as a renter?

Test your knowledge of the landlord/tenant law:

HOW MUCH NOTICE DOES A LANDLORD HAVE TO GIVE TO ENTER A RESIDENCE TO MAKE REPAIRS?

-One week

-Two weeks

-Two days

IF YOUR RENT IS PAST DUE,  HOW LONG BEFORE THE LANDLORD CAN TERMINATE THE AGREEMENT?

-Five days

-One week

-Two weeks

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM SECURITY DEPOSIT A LANDLORD CAN KEEP?

-1/2 months rent

-1 months rent

-1 1/2 months rent

WHEN DOES A LANDLORD HAVE TO GIVE BACK A SECURITY DEPOSIT AFTER THE AGREEMENT ENDS?

-1 week

-2 weeks

-3 weeks

(ANSWERS ON THE NEXT PAGE)

Before you rent, make sure you know the law.

You can get a copy through the Arizona Department of Housing.

If you have complaints, they go to the Arizona Attorney General's Office.

HOW MUCH NOTICE DOES A LANDLORD HAVE TO GIVE TO ENTER A RESIDENCE TO MAKE REPAIRS?

-One week

-Two weeks

-Two days

IF YOUR RENT IS PAST DUE,  HOW LONG BEFORE THE LANDLORD CAN TERMINATE THE AGREEMENT?

-Five days

-One week

-Two weeks

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM SECURITY DEPOSIT A LANDLORD CAN KEEP?

-1/2 months rent

-1 months rent

-1 1/2 months rent

WHEN DOES A LANDLORD HAVE TO GIVE BACK A SECURITY DEPOSIT AFTER THE AGREEMENT ENDS?

-1 week

-2 weeks

-3 weeks

 

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