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);

  • Repair any installations within the property, including (but not limited to) water, electricity gas etc
  • Repair any external property, examples are pipes, drains, gutters etc
  • Repair any internal property, examples of this would be walls, stairs, railings, appliances etc

 

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:

  • Physical and Psychological injuries
  • Loss of earnings
  • Care and Assistance
  • Aftercare
  • Medication treatment costs

 

OUR TEAMS ARE AVAILABLE TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

WE UNDERSTAND THIS CAN BE AN EXTREMELY STRESSFUL TIME.

 

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Housing Disrepair Advice

Amber House

Green Lane

Old Swan

Liverpool

L13 7GD

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