If you are a council house or housing association tenant and your landlord has received notice of disrepair and has failed to carry out the repairs within a reasonable period of time, then you have the potential claim for disrepair against them.
Your landlord is responsible for carrying out repairs to your home however they must first be notified of the disrepair. Therefore, it’s very important that all disrepair is reported to landlords as soon as possible.
My house needs repair, what should I do?
Don’t suffer in silence as tenants, you have rights. You may be entitled to compensation and for an order to have disrepair work carried out.
Our specialist Leeds property solicitors can clearly explain the options available to you on a range of disputes between landlord and tenant for council house and housing association properties.
Areas we can help with are dilapidation of property, breaches of letting contracts, leasehold enfranchisement disputes and, disrepair claims.
We Can Help You With
Our expert housing solicitors in Leeds, have been defending the rights of tenants for over 20 years.
We know how disruptive it can be when a landlord has refused to repair faults or hasn’t kept the house in a suitable living conditions. At Infinity legal we will always endeavour to get you quick results wherever possible to help reduce the length of the impact on you and your family.
- We can carry out a free initial assessment of your case.
- Get a professional surveyor to complete an inspection of your property.
- Get your landlord to carry out work.
- We can represent you in bringing a claim on a No Win No Fee basis.
- Get you the compensation you deserve.
Our specialist housing team understands how much a housing disrepair can affect yours and your family’s quality of life. Therefore, we work to resolve it as soon as possible, putting your needs first.
We will carry out a free initial assessment of your case. Once instructed to act on your behalf, we’ll allocate you with the best expert for your needs and the first thing we’ll do is write to your landlord giving them formal notice of the disrepair and intended action against them.
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It is our aim at Infinity Legal Solicitors to become a leader in developing innovative approaches to pro bono work.
We understand the pressure on families and households during these difficult times which is why we are developing a pro-bono housing and homeless advice clinic for vulnerable and destitute families living below the poverty line.
We’ll put you back in control of your property—at a fixed, transparent cost.