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Contractual rights to repairs

This content applies to England & Wales

The contractual rights of tenants in cases of disrepair, including implied terms.

Tenancy agreement express terms

Express terms in tenancy agreements that relate to repairing obligations. 

Implied terms about fitness for human habitation

Implied term that rented dwellings must be fit for occupation at the beginning and throughout the tenancy. 

Implied terms about repairing obligations

The terms implied under section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985. 

Implied terms about common parts repairs

Implied terms relating to the repair of common parts. 

Breach of tenancy terms

Implied terms related to the condition of the property on the day of letting. 

Repair notice requirement

The notice requirement for disrepair. 

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