Scorguie housing disrepair claims

Our solicitors can assist you in filing a housing disrepair claim if your property in Scorguie or any other UK city is no longer inhabitable owing to neglect. Lodging a housing disrepair claim is usually referred to as this.

Our ‘no win, no fee‘ policy means that the entire process is free of charge to you. Call us on 0333 050 8882 to start the process or fill in the form below.

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Can I file a housing disrepair claim against Scorguie council?

If you live in council-owned property, they are primarily responsible for attending to repairs such as small leaks or emergency fixes. If authorities have failed to take action on problems you reported, filing a claim may be an option worth considering.

Taking legal action might result in the court ordering the city to make said repair, as well as compensation for any expenses incurred.

Before going ahead with this process though, there are a few things you need mull over; namely confirming that 1) you did notify the council of the issue and 2) that they have not done anything about it thus far.

Can you file a claim if your housing association property is in disrepair?

For a social housing tenant, a decent quality of life is expected. Our social housing disrepair staff can assist you in dealing with the problem and receiving the improvements as well as compensation for any losses or discomfort you have experienced. If there are issues with your housing association, it is critical that you take action right now. You might begin by submitting a complaint to the organization.

A housing association must be sure that the homes it offers are in good working order, and that any issues are promptly addressed. Otherwise, it could be held responsible and liable for compensation as a result of its actions or inaction.

Our professionals understand the physical, emotional, and financial strains that come from renting poorly-kept housing.

Are you a Council or Housing association Tenant with housing disrepair issues?
If so we can help you claim compensation on a NO Win, NO Fee basis.

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Housing Association Tenant

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Couldn’t leave any clothes in any of the bedrooms due to dampness and mould, our clothes, possessions & electronics were ruined and not to mention the huge amounts of stress this caused over the years. I am so grateful for your help with getting my property repaired for me & the financial compensation awarded to me has changed my life. Thank you so much

Ashley Y

Council Tenant

We had been waiting for 12 months for the damp to be repaired by the council but got nowhere. We were told by a friend that this company could help and within 6 months we received compensation for damages & all the damp and mould was removed.

Liam M

Council Tenant

My flat was repaired in time for my child’s birth and I received rent refunds and compensation. The team were very helpful and understanding of my dangerous situation.

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Housing Association Tenant

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Couldn’t leave any clothes in any of the bedrooms due to dampness and mould, our clothes, possessions & electronics were ruined and not to mention the huge amounts of stress this caused over the years. I am so grateful for your help with getting my property repaired for me & the financial compensation awarded to me has changed my life. Thank you so much

How much compensation can you claim for housing association disrepair in Scorguie ?

Types of Damages

The two types of compensation available in a Housing Disrepair Claim are general damages and special damages. The rent you paid while your house was being neglected may be used as the basis for your claim. A percentage of your rent will be determined based on the degree of disrepair.

The actual percentage you receive depends on how uninhabitable the property was. If the property was completely uninhabitable, you would be compensated 100%. However, this is very rare and most claims range between 25% and 50% of the rent you paid.

What is your landlord is responsible for?

If your rented property has any outstanding repairs that have not been fixed by the council or housing association, you may be able to file a housing disrepair claim.

  • Damp problems
  • Mould issues
  • Pest infestations
  • Damaged Windows & Doors
  • Leaking water
  • Pest infestations, Mice, Rats & Insects
  • Broken heating systems
  • Problems with gas pipes or electrical wiring
  • Internal deterioration such as damage to carpet, walls etc.
  • Structural problems, including damaged gutters, drains & pipes
  • Environmental health issues, bathroom, sanitary & sewage

Are you a Council or Housing association Tenant with housing disrepair issues?
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Does the council have to fix damp in your house or flat?

Damp treatment is typically the responsibility of landlords since your tenancy agreement stipulates that they are responsible for your home’s exterior and structure. You may be held liable for medical expenses and lost goods if your landlord does not act against mould in your apartment.

What happens during a housing disrepair claim?

You might be able to sue your landlord and receive compensation if your home is in such poor condition that it has caused you issues like electrical problems, dampness, or mildew. Additionally, there are some instances where you may get back money spent on repairs while the property was being fixed.

When can I make a claim for housing disrepair?

You may be able to make a claim if your landlord refuses to make repairs on your property that they are responsible for. You must have notified your local council or housing association landlord of the problem. You’ll need proof, and we can help you with this procedure. If your landlord has failed to correct the problem in a timely manner, you may seek compensation from them.

During your tenancy, you can file a housing disrepair claim either before or after it ends, but the person must do so within six years of giving notice to their landlord about the problem. Personal injury claims must be made within three years of getting notification.

Your landlord is not responsible for repairing faults caused by your carelessness or doing something wrong. Although we are property disrepair solicitors by profession, we do not currently accept private landlord claims since as a rule of thumb, if you have utilized a letting agent or your landlord is a person, we may not be able to assist you.

What is the procedure for filing a claim for housing disrepair?

We specialize in claiming cases against local authorities, social housing providers, and housing associations. We are no longer able to take claims from renters against private landlords at this time. The process of submitting a claim against your landlord may be daunting, which is why you should seek legal counsel. If you wish to submit a claim, the first thing you should do is contact a professional for advice on your situation to see whether it meets the criteria for one.

To file a claim, you must first follow the Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Conditions Claims. This process comprises of several phases that must be completed first. If you don’t follow these steps, you may face penalties later in the litigation procedure. To try and resolve the problem without going to court, your best option is to seek out an ADR provider and submit an application to the county courthouse.

Are you a Council or Housing association Tenant with housing disrepair issues?
If so we can help you claim compensation on a NO Win, NO Fee basis.

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How can we help you with your housing damage claims?

We know how draining and frustrating it is to constantly seek repair assistance from your landlord with no success. Perhaps you’ve even attempted to take matters into your own hands but found the situation too complicated. That’s where we come in. Our team has extensive experience dealing with disrepair as well as personal injury claims – meaning if anyone knows how to get you the help and compensation you’re entitled to, it’s us.

Complexities within the housing market make navigation of these waters exceedingly difficult – seeking the guidance of an experienced lawyer is vital under such circumstances..

If you are thinking of filing a claim for housing disrepair, we understand how difficult the process can be. As solicitors specializing in this field, we offer preliminary inspections to see if your property is inhabitable. We will provide you with reliable legal advice about your next steps.

We can help you with your claim from start to finish, including making sure you follow the pre-action procedure and gathering evidence. If you want to go ahead with your claim, we’ll represent you in court. Our solicitors will be there for you every step of the way. For more information on what we can do for you, please contact us now.

How do I claim compensation from my landlord?

Every renter is entitled to a safe haven. If your landlord fails to maintain the property, you may be able to bring an injury claim if you have been injured, financially distressed, or unhappy as a result of the condition. A copy of the tenancy agreement, including any terms and conditions if necessary, would be appreciated.

NO WIN, NO FEE Housing disrepair claims 

If your landlord fails to fulfill their duty of ensuring that you are safe and comfortable in your home or apartment, you may sue them for failing to meet their responsibilities. Due to the poor living conditions, including compensatory damages for physical damage, we would generally file a personal injury claim at the same time.

We think that everyone in the United Kingdom should be able to obtain competent and professional assistance for their housing disrepair issues, which is why we provide services on a no-win, no-fee basis. Private tenants, on the other hand, still have legal rights and should familiarize themselves with their tenants’ laws before taking any formal action or seeking advice from a company that specializes on representing private tenants with the legal costs paid out of pocket.

If your case fails, on the other hand, you will not be charged for our housing attorneys’ services. You won’t have to pay any up-front costs if your case wins; instead, the payment will be taken off of your financial compensation.

A “no-win-no-fee agreement,” also known as a “conditional fee contract,” is an arrangement in which you are assured that if you lose your case, you will not be charged anything (i.e., there will be no legal costs). We are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and neither middlemen nor claims administration companies, so dealing with us directly ensures that you will receive the greatest possible assistance.

What are housing disrepair claims? 

In the United Kingdom, if a tenant is not satisfied with their living space, they can file a housing disrepair claim against their landlord. The landlord must be given time to fix any issues before the tenant can seek compensation; however, if repairs are not carried out within a reasonable amount of time, the tenant may proceed with their claim.

If you reside in a council home, social housing, or a housing association property, your landlord is required by law to ensure that your living quarters are safe and functional. It is the responsibility of the landlord to provide you with a decent standard of living if your house degrades or necessitates improvements so that it may be lived in safely and comfortably.

A property is considered to be in disrepair if it needs repairs in order for it to be safe and suitable for living. This usually affects rented homes or other types of rented accommodation.

Are you a Council or Housing association Tenant with housing disrepair issues?
If so we can help you claim compensation on a NO Win, NO Fee basis.

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