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Disrepair - what are your options if you are a private rented tenant?

This section highlights what tenants in private rented accommodation need to think about if their landlord doesn't deal with disrepair. It also covers the options open to them if they do decide to take further action.

Getting repairs done if you're renting privately

Check what repairs you and your landlord are responsible for, find out how to tell your landlord about repairs and know how to take action if your landlord won’t do them.

Going to court if your landlord won't do repairs

Find out when it can be worth taking your landlord to court to get repairs done, find out how to fill in the court form and make sure you know what to say at the hearing.

If you're being evicted because you asked for repairs

Find out what you can do if you're being evicted because you asked for repairs and make sure you know how to get help to challenge the eviction.