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Housing Disrepair

Are you living in poor housing conditions? If your rented property falls below a reasonable living standard and is in need of repairs to prevent mould, damp and more, call or find out how we can help you.

What exactly is housing disrepair?

Housing disrepair means a rented property that is in need of repair in order for it to be safe and suitable for tenants to live in.

If you are a tenant living in rented accommodation, your landlord is required by law to ensure:

What exactly is housing disrepair?

Housing disrepair means a rented property that is in need of repair in order for it to be safe and suitable for tenants to live in.

If you are a tenant living in rented accommodation, your landlord is required by law to ensure:

  • ┬áThat the house you live in is in a good state of repair structurally
  • ┬áThat your house is free from damp and mould
  • ┬áThat your drains and gutters are clear and working as they should be
  • ┬áThat you have a working heating system
  • ┬áThat you have safe access to electricity, gas and water
  • ┬áThat you have working sanitation facilities┬ái.e.┬átoilet, basins, sinks, etc.
  • ┬áThat your home is free from vermin or insect infestation

In a house where repairs or works are needed, if the landlord fails to carry out the work within a reasonable amount of time after the issues are reported by you, then this could be considered housing disrepair.

What exactly is housing disrepair?

Housing disrepair means a rented property that is in need of repair in order for it to be safe and suitable for tenants to live in.

If you are a tenant living in rented accommodation, your landlord is required by law to ensure:

What exactly is housing disrepair?

Housing disrepair means a rented property that is in need of repair in order for it to be safe and suitable for tenants to live in.

If you are a tenant living in rented accommodation, your landlord is required by law to ensure:

  • ┬áThat the house you live in is in a good state of repair structurally
  • ┬áThat your house is free from damp and mould
  • ┬áThat your drains and gutters are clear and working as they should be
  • ┬áThat you have a working heating system
  • ┬áThat you have safe access to electricity, gas and water
  • ┬áThat you have working sanitation facilities┬ái.e.┬átoilet, basins, sinks, etc.
  • ┬áThat your home is free from vermin or insect infestation

In a house where repairs or works are needed, if the landlord fails to carry out the work within a reasonable amount of time after the issues are reported by you, then this could be considered housing disrepair.

If you would like to find out more or make an appointment, call us today and ask for one of our experts for more detail.