You may be entitled to compensation and for an order
to have works carried out
- Dampness or mould
- Blocked drains
- Poor brickwork and structural defects
- Rotten windows
- Damaged windows or doors
- Damaged wallpaper, carpets or curtains
- Leaking roof
- Broken boiler or heating
You can claim for compensation and we can get a
court order to force your landlord to repair the property.
Whether your landlord is a private individual or a large corporation, whether you are in private rented accommodation or are a council or housing association tenant, your landlord has a legal duty to keep your property in a good state of repair.
You are entitled to decent accommodation, however much or little rent you pay.
We can claim for
- Personal injury
- Damage to belongings
- Ill Health (eg chest infection from damp)
- A reduction or refund of rent
- Other financial loss