Housing Disrepair

You could be eligible for compensation of up to £10,000

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Frequently Asked Questions

Many of your Housing Disrepair questions answered right here.

Seeking Legal Advice

Seeking Legal advice and or representation can be daunting and stressful, at Claim For Disrepair we continue to fight for your right to receive access to justice when making a claim for compensation. Our Solicitors are there every step of your legal journey.

Did you Know ?

If you think you have a claim then you can contact Claim For Disrepair, did you know you have up to 6 years to make a claim for compensation.

You can start court action to claim compensation during your tenancy or up to 6 years after it ends.

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To make a claim for Housing Disrepair please contact Claim for Disrepair, we will explain in full detail how the process works and recommend a highly experienced solicitor to act on your behalf. Our Solicitors will support you throughout your legal journey.

FAQ

How long after can I claim for Housing Disrepair Injury?
You can start court action to claim compensation during your tenancy or up to 6 years after it ends.
If you start your claim during your tenancy, you can also ask the court to order your landlord to do repair works. You may prefer to start a compensation only claim after your tenancy ends.
Can I claim for Personal Injury ?
You can claim compensation if you or anyone in your household was injured or made ill (or more ill) as a result of the landlord’s failure to carry out repairs. The health problems can be physical or mental. The amount of damages you can claim depends on how ill you were and how long the illness lasted.
If you were unable to work you could claim for loss of earnings and for any extra care you needed.
How do I make a claim ?
Before starting legal action you must make sure you have reported the repairs and given your landlord time to complete them. You must gather all the evidence needed to back up your claim. Your evidence could include copies of letters that show you have reported the problem to your landlord, photographs showing examples of the disrepair or damaged property. Any receipts proving you had to replace things damaged or destroyed by the problem. Any medical reports explaining how your health has been affected and any report from your council’s environmental health department.
Can I claim for my items ?
You can claim compensation for items of yours that were damaged or destroyed because of your landlord’s failure to carry out repairs.
For example clothing and bedding ruined by mould or furniture damaged by water leaks. You can also claim compensation for your belongings that were damaged or broken by repair work. You can claim the cost of replacing items that were damaged or destroyed.
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A “No Win No Fee” is ensuring your legal costs are covered when claiming compensation for a personal injury. This means if your case is unsucessful you will not have to pay a penny.