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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.  […]

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What is the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018?

What does 'fitness for human habitation' mean? It's the name of a law that protects tenants from having to live in properties that are unsafe or unhealthy.