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Can you withhold paying rent if your landlord has not fixed

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Can you withhold paying rent if your landlord has not fixed or prepared to fix issues in the house?

Welcome to JA. I’m Vineet, a UK qualified & practicing Solicitor and I will be dealing with your case today.

Tenants can not withhold the rent due to repair issues.

Your landlord is always responsible for repairs to:

  • the property’s structure and exterior
  • basins, sinks, baths and other sanitary fittings including pipes and drains
  • heating and hot water
  • gas appliances, pipes, flues and ventilation
  • electrical wiring
  • any damage they cause by attempting repairs

If the Landlord fails to carry out the repairs, tenant can complaint regarding the repairs issue to the environmental health department of their local council

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Ok thank you!

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