Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this. Please note that I am a working Solicitor and may be on and offline as I have to attend Court and meet with clients, even at weekends. As such you may not get an instant response when you reply, but rest assured I will be giving your question my immediate attention upon return You do not need to wait here as you will get an email when I reply.
Alex Watts : The Landlord and Tenant act requires that you are provided with water, if they do not then the landlord is in breach or contract.
Alex Watts : It makes no different whose fault it is and it may well be the building is being managed poorly.
Alex Watts : You are entitled to move out straight away and claim those costs from the landlord.
Alex Watts : You are entitled to claim any higher rent if charged if you move for what would have been the remaining term
Alex Watts : You are entitled to sue for loss and damage and seek compensation against the landlord.
Alex Watts : You should also ask for a reduction. If the agents do not give it you could sue the landlord for compenation for all the time you have been without water.
Alex Watts : In short they are required by law to make sure you have water.
Alex Watts : If not you ca. She
Alex Watts : If not you can sue for breach of contract and claim for all losses flowing from that.
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Thank you very much. Things are quite clear.