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Brownside housing disrepair claims

If you live in Brownside or any other UK city, our solicitors are here to help if your property has become unlivable due to disrepair – we can help you start a housing disrepair claim. This is often referred to as filing a housing disrepair claim.

With our “no win, no fee” policy, you have nothing to lose by initiating the process. Simply give us a call at 0333 090 3068 or fill out the form below and let’s get started!

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Claiming compensation from local government and housing associations

As a resident of the council-owned property, they are responsible for addressing minor leaks and emergency repairs. If they have neglected to respond to any complaints you may have raised previously though, then legal action can be taken against them. In such cases, submitting a complaint could result in the court ordering the council to make necessary repairs as well as compensation for expenses associated with it. Before filing an official claim, however, ensure that the local government has knowledge of your issue yet failed to address it accordingly.

Can you make a housing disrepair claim against housing associations?

As a tenant entitled to dignified living conditions, you should not have to suffer from neglected or ignored repairs in your home. Our team of experts are here for you experienced and dedicated social housing disrepair lawyers who will fight for the compensation that you deserve. Take action now! Don’t wait any longer; lodge an official complaint with your local association and consult one of our solicitors today, who will be there at every step to protect and advocate for your rights.

Our housing disrepair lawyers understand the anguish that comes with living in a property neglected by its custodian, and we are committed to ensuring all occupants of managed properties have their issues addressed promptly. If a housing association fails to meet this obligation, it can face legal repercussions stemming from neglecting maintenance needs – which could lead to financial or emotional distress for those affected. We strive to provide solutions that will help lessen these concerning consequences so everyone involved is taken care of fairly.

Are you a Council or Housing association Tenant with housing disrepair issues?
If so we can help you claim compensation on a NO Win, NO Fee basis.

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Housing Association Tenant

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Couldn’t leave any clothes in any of the bedrooms due to dampness and mould, our clothes, possessions & electronics were ruined and not to mention the huge amounts of stress this caused over the years. I am so grateful for your help with getting my property repaired for me & the financial compensation awarded to me has changed my life. Thank you so much

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Wayne B

Housing Association Tenant

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Couldn’t leave any clothes in any of the bedrooms due to dampness and mould, our clothes, possessions & electronics were ruined and not to mention the huge amounts of stress this caused over the years. I am so grateful for your help with getting my property repaired for me & the financial compensation awarded to me has changed my life. Thank you so much

Ashley Y

Council Tenant

We had been waiting for 12 months for the damp to be repaired by the council but got nowhere. We were told by a friend that this company could help and within 6 months we received compensation for damages & all the damp and mould was removed.

Liam M

Council Tenant

My flat was repaired in time for my child’s birth and I received rent refunds and compensation. The team were very helpful and understanding of my dangerous situation.

How much compensation can you claim for any damages to your home?

As a social housing tenant, you should be able to enjoy a decent standard of living. Our social housing disrepair lawyers are here to help you gain access to the necessary repairs and receive compensation for any inconvenience and distress you may have experienced. If you are having issues with your housing association, it is important that you take action immediately. You can begin by raising your concerns with the association.

Our housing disrepair solicitors are well aware of the difficulty living in substandard accommodation can cause for renters from physical to emotional and financial hardships. A housing association must therefore ensure their residences are kept up-to-date and any issues promptly addressed.

Failing to do so may result in them being held accountable with possible compensation claims arising as a consequence.

Your landlord is responsible for the following matters:

If you or someone in your household has health problems, property damage, or other inconveniences as a result of disrepair issues at home, you are legally entitled to compensation. Similarly, if the situation leaves part or all of your house uninhabitable and requires alternative living arrangements such as renting another place for shelter, then reimbursement is also due.

  • Damp problems
  • Mould issues
  • Pest infestations
  • Damaged Windows & Doors
  • Leaking water
  • Pest infestations, Mice, Rats & Insects
  • Broken heating systems
  • Problems with gas pipes or electrical wiring
  • Internal deterioration such as damage to carpet, walls etc.
  • Structural problems, including damaged gutters, drains & pipes
  • Environmental health issues, bathroom, sanitary & sewage

Are you a Council or Housing association Tenant with housing disrepair issues?
If so we can help you claim compensation on a NO Win, NO Fee basis.

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Does your housing association have an obligation to address damp and mould in your residence?

As a tenant, you should anticipate your landlord to handle any developing issues with rising damp. This is because tenancy agreements typically involve an assumed condition that obligates the landlord to stay up-to-date on interior and structural repairs of your residence.

What damages can be included in a housing disrepair claim?

If your home has caused you distress and financial hardship due to issues such as damp, mildew, faulty electricity or structural damage, then you may have the right to claim compensation from your landlord. In some cases, it might even be possible for you to recoup rent payments made prior to repairs being done! A housing disrepair case can cover a variety of problems in residential properties – so don’t miss out on this chance of getting what’s rightfully yours!

When should I begin a claim for housing disrepair?

Taking swift action is always the wisest move when initiating a housing disrepair claim since it simplifies gathering evidence and ascertaining fault. Additionally, there may be legal deadlines that you should pay attention to; for example, if your case involves personal injury claims then these must be addressed in due course. If you believe any sickness or medical issues have been caused by mould present at home, consult with a lawyer promptly regarding seeking compensation.

Is it possible to claim compensation for mould?

Have you ever wondered what causes damp and mould to accumulate in your home? The answer is too much moisture. Leaky pipes, roofs or windows that allow rain into the house, as well as simply using water on a freshly built structure can lead to mould growth. To prevent any potentially harmful consequences of this accumulation, it’s essential to take these factors seriously into account if you want a healthy living environment.

Are you a Council or Housing association Tenant with housing disrepair issues?
If so we can help you claim compensation on a NO Win, NO Fee basis.

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How long must you wait for your council landlord to provide hot water or heating?

By law, your landlord must provide you with a reliable source of hot water or heat at all moments. As a tenant, you are entitled to access central heating or space-heating devices in each room of your residence and boiling water when necessary. You deserve peace of mind knowing that these vital amenities will always be available to keep you safe and comfortable in your home!

As a tenant, you have the right to expect your landlord to responsibly maintain all hot water and heating systems as well as appliances within your rental property. It is absolutely essential for these devices to be in perfect working condition; if any issues arise with the heaters or other related equipment, then it’s on them to swiftly repair and bear maintenance costs.

My roof is leaking, can I receive compensation?

As a tenant, it’s wise to check with your insurance provider to comprehend if your policy covers roof leakages. If not, you should think about submitting an appeal to the maker of the roof material or the contractor who set up for repairs and replacements. With this move, you won’t be held responsible for any losses that may occur due to these leaks!

But there are, of course, many more which could mean you’re entitled to compensation and thus allow you to make roof leak claims. Our Legal Expert can help you claim leaking pipe compensation no matter how the damage was caused. Call us to find out how you can claim housing disrepair compensation.

Who holds accountability for the windows and doors in a council property?

Even when the tenancy agreement states that it is the responsibility of a tenant to take care of repairs, Council and Housing Association landlords are still accountable for exterior repair work on rental properties, such as damage to doors and windows.

Landlords, it is important to closely inspect your property regularly to ensure that external windows and doors close securely, are sealed properly against the elements, and draught proofed. Any inadequate maintenance of entrances or exits can lead to a variety of problems such as mould growth in addition to making safety an issue – so if you notice broken locks or door handles, degraded sealants around window frames, faulty hinges, or shattered glass shards – make sure you act promptly by having them fixed!

Can I submit a claim for damages caused by problems with the building I live in?

Under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (Section 11), landlords are mandated to take on most of the external and structural repairs required for their leased property, regardless of how they may affect its structure or appearance. This obligation is uniform across all sorts of necessary improvements.

As a renter, it is the landlord’s responsibility to guarantee that both your rental property and its vicinity are secure. Your tenancy agreement may consist of basic tasks such as replacing light bulbs; however, structural repair costs should not be on you. All expenses regarding these matters will be taken care of by your landlord.

Are you a Council or Housing association Tenant with housing disrepair issues?
If so we can help you claim compensation on a NO Win, NO Fee basis.

Instant Claim Calculator