FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT REPAIRS IS MY LANDLORD RESPONSIBLE FOR?
There are a wide variety of obligations for every landlord relating to housing repairs.
It is the landlords duty and responsibility to keep the property in a reasonable state of repair for the duration of the tenancy. If tenants inform the landlord of disrepair it is the landlord’s duty to undertake any necessary repairs.
The landlord is required to maintain the property to a certain standard for the duration of the tenancy, this includes (however is not limited to);
HOW MUCH NOTICE DO I NEED TO GIVE MY LANDLORD?
Tenants are required to give 21 days notice before bringing a housing disrepair claim.
WHAT CAN I CLAIM FOR AS A RESULT OF DISREPAIR?
Tenants can claim for compensation arising out of a housing disrepair case. The level of compensation varies from case to case, as no two cases are ever the same.
If you are injured due to disrepair you are able to pursue claims for (but not limited to) the following:
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