Damp

Reference, Story

How can my local councillor help?

Anne Clarke is a councillor in the London Borough of Barnet. We ask her about her experiences in supporting residents in her area with housing and disrepair problems You’ve been involved in supporting tenants with housing disrepair issues at the Marsh Drive estate in Hendon. How did you first become aware of the problems there? […]

Letter

Making a complaint about conditions in your flat or block (including condensation, mould, damp)

Use this letter to notify your landlord that they have duties to keep your flat free of damp, mould and condensation.

Story

Tenant action – tackling disrepair

Annie Barrett, a tenant of Marsh Drive estate in the London Borough of Barnet joined forces with her neighbours to tackle disrepair in their blocks. We interviewed Annie to find out what action she and her community took. How long have you lived in the Marsh Drive block? I moved into Marsh Drive in October […]
Image by Craig Whitehead - a man wipes condensation from a window Image by Craig Whitehead - a man wipes condensation from a window

Guide

There is condensation in my flat

Condensation is a common problem in tower blocks, and it can add to issues with mould or damp.
Image by Andrew Buchananan - paint flaking off a wall Image by Andrew Buchananan - paint flaking off a wall

Guide

There’s damp or mould in my flat

Damp and mould do more than ruin the look of your flat: they can also cause health problems. It is your landlord's responsibility under law to ensure that your home is safe to live in.