There is damp elsewhere, but there wasn't to my knowledge against the party wall where he says there is a problem. The damp elsewhere is not on his side of the house, but he's now telling me repeatedly that my house is uninhabitable and a danger to the rest of the terrace.
He is also asking me to pay for the cost of repairing his kitchen - I can't as I don't have that sort of money. I don't know what more I can do beyond getting the plumber and the roofer in. I would like to get the damp problem in the bathroom sorted, but that is dependent on the cost and how soon I can get the money together for that. Could he take me to court? I'm so anxious.
He says that part of his 8k kitchen has to be replaced because it has been eaten away by damp and that the damp is coming through the party wall from my side (where there was the leak). What I don't understand though is how there can be a continuing problem on his side attributable to me when my side is dry. I stuck a rag into the corner last night and it was bone dry...
Sorry I didn't reply to your message. I was away the following day and haven't had internet access for a week. The situation has now deteriorated further. While I was away he called out Environmental Health and texted me demanding urgent access to my property. He also got the neighbour on the other side to make a complaint to them independently.
Environmental Health are insisting on coming out next week. What are my rights with regard to this? What access to my property are they legally allowed to have? And what happens should they find I am at fault?
I have just about enough money to sort out problems as I previously mentioned to you but no savings.