2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 33 - Property
§ 33-2142 Tenant's remedies for landlord's unlawful ouster, exclusion or diminution of services

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 33-2142 (2017)

33-2142. Tenant's remedies for landlord's unlawful ouster, exclusion or diminution of services

If the landlord unlawfully removes or excludes the tenant from the premises or wilfully diminishes services to the tenant by interrupting or causing the interruption of electric, gas, water or other essential service to the tenant, the tenant may recover possession or terminate the rental agreement and, in either case, recover an amount equal to two months' periodic rent. If the rental agreement is terminated, the landlord shall return all deposits, less any utility charges and damages.

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