First, we'll check if your rental home has a safety issue.
Then, we'll see if the landlord is responsible for fixing it.
Serious mold caused by dampness that impacts your health or safety (this does not include minor mold in places you would expect, such as in bathrooms)
A refrigerator, stove, or oven is broken (this applies to appliances that were there when the renter moved in or that the landlord agreed to provide)
Dampness that impacts your health or safety
Walls or roof that are letting in the weather or not maintained
Broken windows or doors
Missing or broken locks on doors or windows that lead outside
No running water
Little or no hot water
Lighting or electrical issues
Shared areas (like a lobby, yard, or garage) are not clean or have garbage
Your home or shared areas (like a lobby, yard, or garage) have pests like rats or bugs
Not enough outside trash cans or dumpsters
Floors, stairways, or railings are broken
Other serious health and safety code violations
Other issues that make your home unsafe
If your home has one of the issues above your landlord needs to fix the issue. Before you take any action, let's make sure you qualify.
If your home does not have one of the issues listed above, your landlord may not be required to fix the issue.
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