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The landlord and tenant act imposes a repairing obligation on the landlord. Further it is likely your tenancy agreement imposes the same too.
When such obligations are not fulfilled a rent deduction claim arises given you have been residing in a property with defects whilst paying full rent.
In light of the law it appears the landlord has breached the law and tenancy agreement. Therefore I recommend you file a complaint with the local council as they have a team that deal with such matters. Further the council can be forced to fix the issues. In addition I suggest you consider a rent deduction claim.
The rent of the property is used as a basis to calculate the compensation. You will be awarded a percentage of your rent that you paid while you resided in the house.The actual percentage that you will be awarded depends on the severity of the disrepair. A completely uninhabitable property will result in 100% compensation, however, this is extremely rare. Normally, compensation ranges between 25% to 50% of the rent of the property.
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