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If you are not under a written fixed term lease, then you would be considered a month to month tenant and in order to terminate your tenancy in AZ, either party would have to give the other a written 30 day notice to terminate. Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 33-1375. A tenant is still responsible for the rent during this 30 day period.
So if you didn't give the landlord a 30 day written notice that you were moving, he can legally hold you liable for up to one additional month's rent..
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