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If you are a council, housing association or private tenant and concerned about disrepair, see who has responsibility for repairs and what you can do if your landlord doesn't carry out the repairs they are responsible for.
Disrepair can be dangerous and your landlord is responsible for keeping your home in good repair. See our information to find out about disrepair.
Moving out due to disrepair may be a good option and if major repairs are needed, you may not have much choice. It is important to understand your rights.
Repairs in private lets are mostly a landlords’ responsibility. Use our information to find out about repairs in private lets and tenants responsibilities.
This section explains the rights you have if your home needs repairs and you rent from a council or housing association.
Who is responsible for repairs in leasehold properties and what to do if they're not being done.
Your landlord is responsible for putting right any repairs, but he is not responsible for doing any non-essential improvements.
Is disrepair in your home making you ill, causing inconvenience and stress or damaging your belongings? If so, you may be able to claim compensation - even after you've left.
You may not be happy with the conditions on your mobile home site and feel they should be improved.