Landlord / Tenant Information
SUSPENDED DUE TO FEDERAL EVICTION PROHIBITIONS
If you are a landlord, for further information on how to proceed with the criminal process to prosecute a tenant who has failed to pay rent and refused to vacate the premises after being given ten (10) days written notice, click on the link below for a copy of the City Attorney's Office "Landlord Packet (PDF)." In this packet, landlords will find answers as to how the City Attorney's Office can be of assistance. Attached to the "Landlord Packet" are the following: a copy of Ark. Code Ann. Sec. 18-16-101 (Act 1733 of 2001); a sample of a Notice to Vacate; and a blank Notice to Vacate.
If you have questions regarding the City Attorney's Office "Landlord Packet," please contact Cindy Horlick.
Landlord / Tenant & Roommate Disputes
Questions concerning landlord/tenant and roommate disputes are addressed in an article taken from the City Attorney's Office quarterly publication, "C.A.L.L." (City Attorney Law Letter).
Arkansas Attorney General Website
On the Arkansas Attorney General's website, landlords and tenants can find the answers to many of their questions regarding their rights.
- I am a landlord in Springdale and I have rented property to a tenant who has not paid me rent pursuant to our agreement, and I cannot get them to move out. What can I do?
- I am a landlord in Springdale. Can you help me evict a tenant from my property or make them leave?
- Can I change the locks of my rental property if the tenant hasn't paid rent? Can I remove the front door to get them to move? Can I remove their belongings from the property?
- What can the City Attorney's Office do to help me if I have rented property to a tenant who has not paid me rent pursuant to our agreement and won't move out?
- I am a tenant behind in rent payment. My landlord came in and took all my property and will not give it back. What can I do?