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I hadn't really considered that I would be liable as I've only just been told about the problems... might I be...?! I've just suddenly been accused of intentionally causing him all these health problems and threatened with court action if I don't pay for damaged items that I had no idea about and im not sure how to reply. Should it be through a solicitor writing to him to let him know that I wouldn't be liable...? How do I go about letting him know that he's liable for fixing the damage which he has caused by not managing the condensation properly (and not telling me about it)...? Im just very concerned given the threatening nature of his texts by how he will respond.
Thank you, ***** ***** hugely.
If it turns out to be structural obviously I'll get it fixed straight away. If it turns out to be his manner of occupation, yet he continues to make threats of legal action against me, what should be my course of action...?
Would it be appropriate for me to write to him now stating that 'further to your text last week notifying me of the excessive damp and mould in the flat, I have asked a specialist company to contact you to arrange to inspect the flat to confirm whether the damp has been caused by structural issues within the property or caused by the manner of occupation. Obviously, should the report show that it is down to structural issues, I will have this rectified under my obligations as a landlord'
Thank you again!