Housing disrepair claims Sledmere

Our solicitors can help you submit a housing disrepair claim if your property is uninhabitable due to negligence. This process is commonly known as lodging a housing disrepair claim.

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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Is it possible to start a housing disrepair claim with Sledmere 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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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.

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Wayne B

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

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Wayne Test Funny

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

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.

How much money can you get for housing association disrepair in Sledmere?

Types of Damages

When you file a Housing Disrepair Claim, you may be compensated with general or special damages. If your rent was paid while your house was being neglected, that amount may serve as the foundation for your claim. A percentage of what you paid in rent will be decided based on the severity of the disrepair.

The percentage of your rent you receive back largely depends on how inhabitable the property was. Inhabitability is rare, and most claims only result in 25%-50% of the rent you paid, whereas complete uninhabitability would grant you a 100% return.

What are your landlord’s responsibilities?

If your rented property from the council or housing association has issues that have not been repaired, you may be eligible to make 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

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Who is responsible for damp or mould in your council home?

Damp treatment is almost always the responsibility of landlords because your tenancy agreement implies that they are supposed to take care of your home’s exterior and structure.

If your landlord doesn’t take action against mould in your apartment, you could be liable for medical expenses and lost items.

What is included in a housing disrepair claim?

A house disrepair claim might cover a wide range of issues, including damp and mildew to electrical problems and structural damage. If your home is in poor condition and has caused you hardship or financial loss, you may be able to sue your landlord for compensation. You may also be able to recoup money paid while the property was being repaired in some circumstances.

When am I eligible to file a housing disrepair claim?

If your landlord refuses to make repairs on your property that are theirs to begin with, you may be able to file a claim. You must have reported the problem to your local council or housing association landlord. You’ll need evidence, and we can assist you with this process. If your landlord has neglected to solve the situation, 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 damages incurred as a result of your negligence or doing something wrong. We are property disrepair solicitors by trade, however we do not take private landlord claims since as a rule of thumb, if you have used 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.

Is it possible to claim compensation from my landlord?

As a renter, you are entitled to a safe living situation. If your landlord has failed to uphold this standard and you have faced physical or emotional injuries or financial strain as a result, you may be able to file an injury claim. In order for me to best assess your case, it would be helpful if you could provide me with a copy of the tenancy agreement, including any terms and conditions that may be relevant.

Our no win, no fee policy for housing disrepair claims

If your landlord does not create a safe and comfortable environment for you in your home or apartment, you may sue them. This would be considered as failing to meet their responsibilities.  Because of the file a personal injury claim at living conditions, we would also sametime due to resulting physical damage.

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 is unsuccessful, you won’t be charged for our housing attorneys’ services. If your case wins, you also don’t need to pay any upfront costs; the payment will be taken from your financial compensation instead.

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 is a housing disrepair compensation claim?

If a tenant reports problems with their housing to their landlord, they can make what is called a housing disrepair claim. The landlord must be given time to fix the issues before the tenant can file for compensation, but if repairs are not made in a timely manner, then the housing disrepair claim can be filed.

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.

If a property is in disrepair, this means that it requires repairs for it to be determined safe and suitable to live in. This typically applies to rented homes and any other type 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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