Repair Obligations

Landlords Responsibility

Tenants Responsibility

Landlords Responsibility

 

  • The structure and exterior of the building - eg. walls, roof, external doors and windows
  • ​Sinks, baths, toilets and other sanitary fittings, including pipes and drains
  • Heating and hot water
  • All gas appliances, pipes, flues and ventilation
  • Electrical wiring
  • Items that are defined in the inventory unless damage caused by the tenant and is not a health and safety risk

LANDLORDS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY APPLIANCES BOUGHT BY THE TENANT! 

Tenants Responsibility

 

  • Keeping the properties cleanliness up to an acceptable standard
  • ​Not damaging the property, and ensuring that guests don't either
  • Carrying out minor maintenace - eg. checking smoke alarms and replacing batteries, replacing light bulbs
  • Using the heating correctly - eg. not blocking flues or ventilation

IF A TENANT CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY OR THE FURNITURE THE LANDLORD HAS PROVIDED, EVEN IF IT'S ACCIDENTAL, THE TENANT IS LIABLE FOR REPAIRS.

THE TENANTS ARE ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR PUTTING RIGHT ANY DAMAGE TO INTERNAL DECORATION