Smalley housing disrepair claims

Our solicitors can assist you in filing a housing disrepair claim if your property in Smalley 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 claim housing disrepair against Smalley council?

If you live in a property owned by the council, they are mostly responsible for repairs such as minor leaks or emergency repairs. If authorities have neglected to act on problems you reported, filing a claim might be an option.

Making a claim might result in the court ordering the city to make a repair, as well as compensation for expenses incurred.

However, there are a few things to think about before filing a complaint against the council. You must first confirm that you notified the council of the issue and that they have not dealt with it.

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

If you live in social housing, you have the right to expect a decent quality of life. Our team can help you get the repairs and compensation that you’re entitled to. If there are problems with your housing association, don’t wait—take action now. One step could be 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.

The stresses of renting poor housing – from the physical to emotional to financial – are all too familiar to our professionals.

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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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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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.

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.

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

Types of Damages

If you file a housing disrepair claim, you may be compensated with general or special damages. If your rent was paid while your house was 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 amount of money you get back from your security deposit largely depends on how suitable the property was for living. however, claims rarely result in getting more than half of what you paid, and if the place was uninhabitable, you might get it all back.

What are your landlord’s responsibilities?

If your leased home has outstanding repairs that have not been addressed by the council or housing association, you may be able to pursue a 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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Does the council have to fix damp in your house or flat?

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?

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 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 housing disrepair protocol?

We specialize in filing claims against local councils, social housing providers, and housing associations. At this time, we are unable to accept complaints from renters against private landlords.

The procedure for claiming against your landlord can be complicated, which is why you will want the assistance of an attorney. If you wish to make a claim, the first thing you should do is contact a professional about your circumstances to see whether your case fits the requirements for one.

Before you file a claim, you must follow the Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Conditions Claims. This procedure includes several steps that must be completed first.

If you don’t follow these procedures, you may be fined later on in the litigation process. To try and resolve the issue without going to court, your best bet is to set up an Alternative Dispute Resolution 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 terrible and stressful it is to live in a home that requires repair, which is why we’re here to assist. Our legal staff has significant experience handling disrepair claims as well as personal injury claims. With our help, you may get the assistance and compensation you deserve .

The complexity of housing disrepair situations makes it critical that you obtain assistance from a lawyer.

We, as housing disrepair attorneys who specialize in the field, know how difficult it is to file a meritorious claim. It’s possible that we may perform a preliminary inspection to see if your property is so ruined that it is no longer inhabitable. We can then provide you with trustworthy legal assistance on what your future actions should be.

If you decide to proceed with your claim, we’ll assist you throughout the process, including ensuring that you follow the pre-action procedure and gathering all required evidence. If you choose to pursue your claim, our team will represent you at your hearing. Our solicitors will be there for you every step of the way. For further details on the services we provide, please contact us now.

Is it possible to 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.

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 are housing disrepair claims? 

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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