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I am renting a property privately. There are issues

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I am renting a property privately. There are issues concerning the safety of the property which mean I no longer want to reside here. The landlord is refusing to address the electrical safety of the property - there has been one electrical fire, and I can no longer use the oven due to a fault. My daughters bedroom is off the kitchen and I am very concerned for her safety if there is another fire.
can I leave the property and not be liable for the rent until the end of the contract term?
Environmental health have been and can issue notice of health and safety breaches.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 11 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.

Did Environemntal Heath say it was not fit to live in?

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
They are doing a full inspection next week but she was certain my daughters bedroom will be deemed prohibited from use. I am unsure where I stand legally as the landlord is clearly in breach of contract.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have paid for a call but never reviewed one.
Expert:  Ash replied 11 months ago.

What is your number and I can call?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I sent the details privately, but I am at work for another hour - is it ok to phone then?
Expert:  Ash replied 11 months ago.

Yes but I will need your number. Send it again so I can see it.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Ash replied 11 months ago.

Thanks. Just come back here and let me know when you want me to call

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