Disrepair

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The FixMyBlock podcast series captures the stories of tower block residents and community organisers around the UK. If you would like to take part and share your experiences please get in touch.

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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
A towerblock that is not being kept in good repair A towerblock that is not being kept in good repair

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What does disrepair mean?

‘Disrepair’ is the opposite of keeping a property in good condition. It means the landlord is allowing problems to develop, and not doing anything about it.  By law, your landlord must make sure that your residence is in a good state of repair. This includes: keeping the structure (walls, roof, floors etc) safe and sound.  […]