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Repairs if you rent from a private landlord or letting agent

Your landlord is responsible for most repairs in your home.

Report repair issues in writing as soon as you notice them.

If repairs are not done in a reasonable time, you can apply to the housing tribunal to make your landlord do the repairs.

Last updated: 20 July 2023

Housing laws differ between Scotland and England.

This content applies to Scotland only.

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