Repairs if you have a private landlord

If you have a private landlord and your home needs repairs, your landlord is responsible for most repairs, but you also have some responsibilities. This section explains who is responsible for what and what you can do if your landlord refuses to carry out repairs. 

You might want to download our Disrepair factsheet. 

If you are under 25 take a look at our Repairs and bad conditions advice page, specifically put together for young people. 

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This page was last updated on: April 25, 2023

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