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Thank you ..
Further, when you say 'may be entitle to compensation for loss of enjoyment and full use' ..... would that be at the discretion of our landlord (who claims he did not know it was happening, though all the other owners in the building knew).
Or is there actually a legal provision for this somewhere ... where? how?
Thank you very much.
In my case I probably won't go to court (too busy and stressed :)) and my contract ends at the end of October so I will be moving anyway.
But with the threat of court my landlord may offer compensation - so is there any information that you could pass on that would make them realize they have something to lose .... perhaps something more than my claim for a refund?
Yes, I should ask for a refund/compensation, and if they don't want to, I will suggest that I file the N1 AND call the council..... which they probably would not want to deal with .... have I got it?
Many thanks for your speedy response!
Alex, I've been trying to ask a follow up - are you available today, Sunday?
Hello, may we address my problem now?
Oh hi, keep missing you ... still there?
Oh hi, keep missing you ... still there? My internet connection is poor, perhaps I should take up the phone call offer. Are you in London and available for that?
Hello Alex, It's so loud here from the drillers outside my window - and I'm better typing, so let's try.
I am leaving my rental before the end of the month - contract ends at the end of the month.
I have not paid sep and oct rent - owing about 7500 pounds, but I have a deposit of 6500 pounds. So I owe the owner a net of about 1000 pounds.
I want him to offer me a discount of 1000 pounds so that I don't have to pay anything - this is because of the lack of enjoyment of the place due to drillers outside my window, windows sealed in plastic, no air, no light, no view, all for 3 months.
So how do I go about doing it?
I will not have a disagreement that the full deposit can be paid to him and he has sent me legal papers for my non-payment.