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What type of agreement is it please?
It is a room only contract or an assured shorthold tenancy?
Room only.like a studio apartment
assured shorthold tenancy
Ok - do you consider all these matters to be severe breaches?
In terms of them suggesting that the rooms are soundproof it is a severe breach because i am a student i need peace and quiet.if i had known they were still renovating i would have never moved in
Ok - only you know this. If it is a breach of contract that is so severe it goes to the very heart of the contract or destroys all trust and confidence then it is a fundamental breach of contract
Only a fundamental breach can end a contract straight away.
If it is such a breach it destroys the whole purpose of the contract then it can be ended straight away
However the longer this goes on, the harder it is to claim such a breach - this will be deemed as you have accepted the breach
Therefore if you are going to terminate it needs to be sooner rather than later.
You would be entitled to a refund on the time you left and if you wished a reduction in the time you had stayed there
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
So when i go to tell them my plan to move out and ask for the money i paid in advance.what do i say to them?
in legal terms so that they wont just dismiss me
You set out the position - all the problems and say you consider it to be a fundamental breach of contract
That is the term - fundamental breach
And you want a refund of the remaining term
If not you can issue proceedings in the small claims Court
Does that help?
Yes that helps.In your opinion do you think this will go well for me?
Yes I do - if there are severe breaches.
Does this clarify for you?
Yes it does.thank you.
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