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Landlords are under a duty under law to maintain rented properties to an acceptable standard. If they fail to do so, you could be entitled to file a claim for compensation for any damages and/or any health issues or personal injury which was directly caused by the damp and mould. For example, the damp and […]
Housing disrepair is defined as a rented property in urgent need of repairs in order to be safe/meet an acceptable standard for tenants to inhabit. Housing disrepair claims arise in instances where the landlord is refusing to cooperate in making the necessary repairs. Housing disrepair includes but is not limited to damp, mould and condensation […]
Types of damp: There are three types of damp. These are rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation. It is essential to understand which type of damp is affecting your property as this can affect the treatment of it as well as the cost of the treatment. Condensation is the most common type of damp encountered. The […]
Housing Disrepair – landlord’s responsibilities From a statutory point of view, under section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, the landlord is under a duty to keep in repair things such as : Exterior and structure of the house – this can include any pipes, walls, the roof, drains, windows and external doors […]
Housing Disrepair – Tenant’s Responsibilities
What is Housing Disrepair?
How Do I Know If My Disrepair is Covered Under Section 11