Poole housing disrepair team

Our team is dedicated to handling claims against council and housing association landlords, ensuring tenants receive secure and habitable living conditions. If your landlord fails to address housing disrepair issues, you may qualify to file a claim.

Our proficient housing disrepair team is ready to support you with your compensation claim. Whether you complete the form on our website or contact us for guidance, we will assess your eligibility for a claim.

Our team will offer you free advice. Upon completion of the form, one of our solicitors will contact you to guide you on what further steps you can take.

If you live in a property in Poole or any other UK city and the property has become uninhabitable due to disrepair, our disrepair team solicitors can assist you in filing a housing disrepair claim. This 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 9030 to start the process or fill in the form below.

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Claiming compensation from the council or housing associations

If you live in a council owned property the council is in charge of most home repairs, including minor leaks and emergency repairs. If the council has neglected to act on your complaints, you are entitled to take legal action against them.. Making a claim might result in the court ordering the city to make a repair, as well as compensation for expenses incurred.

Before filing a complaint to the council, it is essential that you confirm they have not responded to your reported issue. It would be prudent for you to report the problem first and wait for their response before taking any further action housing disrepair team can help you.

How much compensation can housing disrepair team claim from housing associations in Poole?

As a social housing tenant, it is your right to have access to an adequate quality of life. Our legal team can help you with taking action and getting the repairs that are necessary, as well as compensation for any losses or distress experienced. Don’t put off addressing issues with your housing association – take steps now! You could start by reporting your concerns directly to them.

It is the responsibility of a housing association to take care that all their residences are in proper condition and any faults must be resolved immediately. If not, they may have to pay compensation as an outcome of negligence or inaction on their part. Our experienced housing disrepair professionals understand how renting poor quality homes can bring emotional and financial turmoil for renters, which we strive our best to prevent.

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

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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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

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.

What amount of housing disrepair compensation can i claim ?

A decent level of living is to be expected as a social housing tenant. Our social housing disrepair lawyers can assist you in taking action and obtaining the repairs you require, as well as compensation for any losses or suffering you have endured. If you have issues with your housing association, it is critical that you act right now. You may begin by submitting a concern to the association.

A housing association must make sure that the residences it offers are in good working order, and that any faults are promptly addressed. Otherwise, it may be held liable and required to pay compensation as a result of its conduct or inaction.

Our housing disrepair experts are sensitive to the physical, emotional, and financial difficulties that renting poor housing can cause for renters.

Your landlord is also responsible for the following

If your rented property has had disrepair issues that have made you or someone in your family ill, damaged property, or caused you inconvenience, you are entitled to compensation. If the current condition of your home has made a portion or all of it unusable, you may be eligible to receive reimbursement for rent.

  • 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?
If so we can help you claim compensation on a NO Win, NO Fee basis.

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Do council landlords have to repair damp?

Yes, Landlords are often responsible for dealing with rising damp. This is because there’s an implied term in your tenancy agreement that says that it’s the landlord’s responsibility to keep the exterior and structure of your home in repair.

What does a housing disrepair claim cover?

A housing disrepair claim can cover a multitude of issues, from the presence of mold and mildew to electrical malfunctions to structural degradation. If your house is in bad condition and has caused you hassle or financial loss, you may be able to seek compensation from your landlord. You may also be able on occasion to get back the rent that was paid while the property was being fixed.

What are the time limits for filing a housing disrepair claim?

It is best to start a claim for housing damage as soon as possible. By taking prompt action, you can hold on to vital evidence and build your case stronger while meeting statutory deadlines. In addition, if there are personal injuries involved in the ordeal, it is mandatory that immediate steps be taken without hesitation or else risks will arise.

If you have been diagnosed with an illness that you believe is caused by mould, you should speak to a solicitor about bringing a claim for compensation.

Is it possible to obtain compensation for mould?

Damp and mould typically occur inside houses and flats due to an abundance of moisture. This can arise from broken pipes, damaged roofs or window frames that permit rainwater infiltration. Additionally, using water in a newly constructed home before the building is properly dried out can lead to dampness causing mould growth.

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 long can Poole housing associations & council landlords leave you without hot water or heating?

As mandated by English law, your landlord must ensure you have access to a reliable source of hot water or heat at all times. As a tenant, you have the right to central heating or space-heating apparatus in every room of your home. You also deserve access to boiling water whenever necessary.

As a tenant, you have the right to expect your landlord to responsibly maintain all hot water and heating systems as well as appliances that they have set up. Furthermore, it is essential for these devices to be in proper working order; if any problems arise with the heaters or other related equipment within your rental property, then it is incumbent on them to promptly repair and pay for necessary maintenance expenses.

Can i claim compensation for my leaking roof?

As a landlord, you must ensure that your rental property is properly taken care of and maintained. This includes all facets from water to heating systems, drainage pipes to gas and electricity fittings. If there are any issues with water leakage in the residence that you’re responsible for, it’s up to you as the landlord to react quickly and appropriately address the concern.

They must also ensure that the property is safe and fit for human habitation. If water damage has resulted from a water leak, the landlord may also be responsible for repairing this damage.

In most situations, a landlord can’t terminate your tenancy until the problem they are responsible for has been addressed. In the event that your landlord has failed to resolve an issue which makes living there inappropriate for you and your family, then it is possible to take action in such a situation. Even if the property was deemed secure and appropriate before, you have grounds to act due to this breach of responsibility from their end.

Who is responsible for windows and doors in a rented property?

Council & Housing association landlords are responsible for exterior repairs to a rental property, including damage to doors and windows. Despite what the rental agreement might say, it is ultimately a landlord’s responsibility to make sure that windows and doors are in good working order.

Failing to do so can cause serious problems such as mold growth or safety hazards. Landlords should check for indicators of wear-and-tear like eroded sealants, broken door handles/locks, rotten window frames, faulty hinges or broken glass; ensuring too that all external openings remain draughtproof and damp free when closed properly.

Can i make a housing disrepair claim for issues with the exterior?

The landlord is required by law to make most external and structural repairs to the leased property under Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985. This obligation is found in Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, which applies to all sorts of necessary repairs, including those that impact the property’s structure or aesthetic appeal.

As a tenant, it is the landlord’s duty to take care of any potential safety issues with both the property and its surroundings. While your tenancy agreement may include basic maintenance such as replacing light bulbs, structural repairs are not typically on you. Your landlord should cover all costs associated with these matters.

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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