Damage and repairs

A landlord is responsible for dealing with most disrepair in a property rented to a tenant.

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A landlord is responsible for dealing with most disrepair in a property rented to a tenant.

Generally, your landlord is responsible for keeping in repair:

  • the structure and exterior of your home, for example, the walls, roof foundations, drains, guttering and external pipes, windows and external doors
  • basins, sinks, baths, toilets and their pipework
  • water and gas pipes, electrical wiring, water tanks, boilers, radiators, gas fires, fitted electric fires or fitted heaters
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