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Experience:  Freelance Solicitor at Self Employed
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We moved in in a new flat in july 2020, we are renting and

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Hi , we moved in in a new flat in july 2020 , we are renting and for the last 3 months there were some road works that are extremely noisy in our street, we nboth work from home so it makes it almost impossible for us to work. Can we ask for a compensation or a rent discount from the landlord ?
JA: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?
Customer: no
JA: Where is the flat located?
Customer: e2 6qa
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Vineet S replied 8 days ago.

Welcome to Just Answer, I am a practicing solicitor in England and Wales and I will be dealing with your case today.

Kindly note, I am not available for phone calls at the moment, however I can easily assist you via this online chat.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
ok prfect
Expert:  Vineet S replied 8 days ago.

Hi there,

Sorry to hear about this.

You can ask for compensation from your Landlord for the repairs/works he is responsible for during the tenancy.

However , Landlord can not be asked to compensate for things which are beyond his control

Expert:  Vineet S replied 8 days ago.

If you need further assistance, please let me know.

Thank you and all the best.