Housing Disrepair Claims

No one deserves to live with disrepair. If your landlord is ignoring complaints about your living conditions, our experienced housing disrepair lawyers might be able to help. As well as getting the disrepair sorted, they will claim compensation for the distress your landlord has caused you and compensation for any damage to your personal property or health.

If your landlord isn’t listening to you, we can help.

Your landlord, in accordance with your tenancy agreement and S11 Landlord & tenant Act 1985, has a legal responsibility to ensure your home is kept in good condition. This obligation relates to exterior issues as well as interior issues.

You can make a housing disrepair claim if there is disrepair to your property and you have reported it to your landlord and they have failed to deal with the disrepair within a reasonable time. Our main focus is to get the repairs done and your living standards to an acceptable level, however we will also claim compensation if the disrepair

  • Made you or someone in your household ill (e.g. from mould/dampness)
  • Damaged your belongings
  • Caused you inconvenience and distress

What evidence should I collect?

  • Have your tenancy agreement ready
  • Keep a diary of the date/s you reported disrepair and a copy of all correspondence and what was said
  • Photographs of the property and what steps you had to take as a result of non-repair (e.g. purchasing new items)
  • A diary of any doctor appointments, your symptoms and any prescriptions or medical receipts, if applicable

Meet Lee. Chartered Legal Executive.

Lee is a Chartered Legal Executive with over 30 years litigation experience. He heads up our Housing Disrepair team.

Lee Benson | Chartered Legal Executive

Get in touch with an experienced housing repair lawyer who will be able to fight for you and hopefully get your living arrangements sorted and the compensation you deserve.

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