You do not need to suffer in silence as tenants have rights too! If you have notified your landlord of issues with your home and these have been left unattended, you are legally entitled to seek legal advice or for a solicitor to make your landlord carry out your home repairs. You could be eligible to claim for housing disrepair if your home has any of the below issues.
Once you have made an enquiry one of our housing specialists will contact you to either provide free no obligation advice or to arrange for one of our housing advisor to visit your home. It is possible to make a claim for housing disrepair yourself, for free, through the Housing Ombudsman.
Your landlord is responsible for most repairs in your home. They should make sure that your home is safe and free from any hazards.
Their responsibilities include repairs to:
You must treat your home with care, you may be charged for repairs or damage that do not count as fair wear and tear.
Tenants Advice has helped thousands of families across England & Wales with housing disrepair claims. Founded in 2016, our aim is to support Council and Housing Association tenants who are struggling to get repairs carried out by their housing provider. It Is your legal right to live free of constant leaks, damp, mould, rotting windows, rodent or cockroach infestations.
At Tenants Advice we have an expert team of Housing Conditions Officers, Solicitors and Building Surveyors who guarantee fast, reliable help and advice. We are confident in getting the best results for the tenants we help.
We offer free housing consultations to establish if you can claim against your landlord. Alternatively, we will provide you with free no obligation advice.
Read more about us here.