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Tenants can now sue landlords for disrepair
March 1, 2020 / by

MORE renters than ever before will be able to take their landlords to court over problems including cold and damp homes from next month. Around 1.4 million people are currently living in poor quality properties, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. But under the Homes (Fitness for… Read more »

Who is responsible for home repairs — tenant or landlord?
October 13, 2019 / by

Picture this: You come home after a long day at work, and notice some odd coloured spots on your wall but choose to ignore it. A couple of weeks later and you realise that the spots have increased in number and decide to call in some experts, who then tell you that you’ve got a… Read more »

Landlords can now be sued for disrepair
March 23, 2019 / by

Landlords in England and Wales now have to make sure their rented homes are ‘fit for human habitation’ under legislation rolled out this week. It means renters can sue their landlords over failing to properly maintain their properties if they are deemed ‘unfit’ to live in. The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, which… Read more »

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