Arizona Five (5) Day Notice to Quit | Violation of Health / Safety

The Arizona five (5) day notice to quit is given by a landlord to a tenant for health or safety violation in accordance with § 33-1368(A)(2). The violation stated in the notice must be “cured” within the five (5) day notice period or the tenant will be forced to vacate the premises. If the tenant does neither, a forcible entry and detainer case can be brought against them in the Justice or Supreme court.

Health / Safety Violation Examples

  • Leaving a grill on outside.
  • Not locking common entry-ways.
  • Not maintaining the outside grounds.
  • Keeping windows open during a storm.

How to Write

Step 1 – In the Header Area the Landlord must type the Tenant’s Name and Address including the Date the form was created.

Step 2 – Enter the end date of the five (5) day period and include up to four (4) violations that the Tenant must cure.

Step 3 – The Landlord must sign the document and write whether they will hand-deliver the notice or send through a Certified Letter.