Housing disrepair solicitors London are skilled lawyers who is specialise in offering advice as well as assistance to tenant regarding seeking compensation for the poor quality of maintenance in privately owned or housing association homes.
In the case of upkeep and maintenance of your property, your landlord is accountable for certain things.
If they do not meet their obligations, your home may get damaged, which could negatively affect your overall health and standard of living.
There is no need to endure this, and Clifford Johnston & Co. can assist, so call us now to get a fast solution to your issue.
What are my Landlord’s Responsibilities in the area of property maintenance and healthy Living Conditions?
Legally, you have the right to be a life without continuous leaks or windows that are damp, rotting or a boiler that is not working or cockroach invasion.
If you’ve reported one of these issues to your landlord and they’ve failed to address them promptly You may be able to seek the compensation.
The landlord is legally responsible to maintain your home in a reasonable condition that includes:
Repairs to be carried out
Replacing damaged or broken appliances
Making sure the boiler works and is in compliance with the health and safety standards.
Repairing any water or gas leaks
Making sure that your home is not contaminated of damp or mould
Failure to comply with the legal requirements means the landlord you rent to is violation of their repair obligations, which could put you and your tenants in a possible way, for example:
Asthma or other respiratory ailments caused by mould and damp.
Traumas such as bruises, cuts and fractures are caused by falls because of poorly maintained walls and floors.
Accidents resulting from electric and gas leaks.
It is essential that anyone who is someone you love has experienced any health issue because of a poor maintenance home, that you seek legal advice immediately. We take matters like this very serious and will not disappoint you in the pursuit of justice and compensation.
How to deal with disrepair Health and Claims in your rented Property
If you find a flaw or problem with your property, you must inform your landlord as quickly as you can.
Write the report via email or letter so that you can prove that you’ve disclosed the issue as well as the date that it took place.
Your landlord has 21 days from the date of your request to reply.
In the event of a response, provide them with the time they need to complete the necessary repairs.
If the landlord you have rented from has been unable to address your complaints of disrepair, you should call us to ensure that we can guide you on next steps to take and help you achieve an outcome that is positive.
We have plenty of experience in dealing with non-responsive landlords. We will work for you to negotiate an agreement as quickly as feasible.
Do I have a right to compensation for my Housing Disrepair Claim?
If your property has been in disrepair for no reason of your own, it is a source of frustration and cause a lot of anxiety, especially when your health and safety are threatened. Our team of trusted legal experts will however be able to assist you to not only reach an arrangement with the landlord in order to make sure that work is done on your home, but also to assist you in obtaining the financial compensation you have a right to.
You may submit a claim to have the original issue fixed and any subsequent problems like mould, dampness or heating problems, for example.
When your overall health is negatively affected or you’ve suffered injury due to depreciation in your home, we can help you file a claim for:
Injuries and pain caused by
Loss of wages
What is the maximum amount I can claim?
We’ve successfully negotiated up to £16,500 in rent for tenants living in Cheshire. How much can you be given?
The typical amount given is usually between 20 to 50 percent of the annual rental amount for your property.
The amount you calculate is based in the degree of severity issue and how long the issue has been affecting you.
Compensation payouts are more generous when the conditions of your house resulted in injury or illness.
Financing for a Housing Disrepair Claim
Legal costs are usually unanticipated. While legal aid is offered in certain cases however, we do not have an aid agreement for this particular area of law. Therefore we are not able to handle legal aid cases. We have affordable rates and aid you with the application process to ensure that you get the greatest chances of success.