Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
Could you please explain your situation a little more?
Has your deposit been protected please?
So to be clear, you have no arrears or in breach of tenancy?The only reason this is being done is because you wanted repair?
Ok - then there is a new law which prevents the Landlord from issuing the notice on the basis for demanding they comply with the agreement.
The law says: A Section 21 notice is invalid if before the Section 21 notice was given the tenant made a written complaint to the landlord or a complaint to the local authority (which can be written or verbal) regarding the condition of the property and since the complaint was made the local authority has served a Housing Act notice (as defined above). The intention is that the notice has to be re-served but only once this is permissible at the end of the period of 6 months from when the Housing Act notice is served.
Therefore if you do not comply with the notice, the Landlord must go to Court to get a possession order.
You can defend it on the above basis and a Court will dismiss the possession application
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Yes you could.
You need to write and set out your losses and request compensation within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this signed delivery and keep a copy.
If they do not compensate you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/hmctsformfinder/n1-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.
The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.
If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim so you will not need legal representation. Over this value you would need representation for trial.
Stress, inconvenience and you could plead exemplary damages because this is malicious
Does that clarify?
Can you see above? I have outlined the process and the Court service website?If you need me to repeat it, I am happy to do so.