Is there a right of recission on a rental home if the lease has been signed and a deposit made?

College kids got messed up.

Asked on July 22, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Arizona


Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

No, there is no right of recission under the Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.  The college kids should ask the property owner to be let out of the lease and forfeit their deposit.  If they are fortunate, the property owner will keep the deposit and drop the matter.  There are exceptions allowing for early termination, such as in cases of domestic violence, but they do no seem to apply here.

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