Repairs in rented housing
This section gives information on getting repairs done. It explains the tenant's and landlord's responsibilities to do repairs and what options the tenant has if the landlord doesn't meet their obligations. It also covers some common disrepair problems.
If you're renting from a private landlord, read our new advice about getting repairs done.
Local authority powers and financial help available to private rented tenants and landlords to cover the cost of repairs or improvements.