Repairs if you have a community landlord
If you have a community 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.
Doing repairs yourself
You might not have the right to withhold your rent because of conditions in your home. Find out about the risks, what you should check and the procedure you should follow if you are thinking about using rent money to pay for repairs yourself because your landlord won’t do them.