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Housing Disrepair Solicitors in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Is your council or housing association landlord refusing to make necessary repairs to your home? If so, they may be acting illegally, and you can start a claim against them. Are you up to date with your rent, and have reported essential repairs to your landlord? Contact us now, our housing disrepair solicitors can help you fight this injustice and get the maximum compensation you deserve. We work on a No Win No Fee basis, so you won’t pay unless we win your case. Our success fee is only 30%, which is one of the lowest in the market.

Did you know that disrepair can be dangerous to your health and life? Don’t be ignored and fobbed off any longer. Ask about a free case assessment now to get the help you need. We will listen to you, answer your questions and give you free and impartial advice about your disrepair matter.

The housing disrepair claim check list

Can you answer yes to the following questions? If so, please get in touch so that we can discuss your case further:

Are you renting your home from the council or a housing association?

Are your rent payments up to date?

Is your landlord responsible for the disrepair?

Has the disrepair been reported to your landlord?

Has your landlord failed to repair the issue within a reasonable amount of time?

Process your disrepair claim in 3 easy steps with us

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1. Get in Touch

Are you a council or housing association tenant? Contact us and tell us about your matter. We work on a 100% No Win No Fee basis, so you won’t pay a penny unless we win. Give as much information as you can. The more information you can provide, the better chance of successfully resolving your case. The initial assessment is always free and with no obligation to engage afterwards. Call 020 8578 7778.

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2. Build Your Case

Let our experts do all the legal work for you. We will explain what documents you need to provide so that we can process your application. Once received, our disrepair lawyers will complete and submit the necessary documents to counterparties and courts.

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3. Success

Remove the stress by having our disrepair lawyer by your side. Let us do the hard work. We will keep you updated every step of the way resulting in a successful outcome.

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    We work on a No Win No Fee basis for personal injury and housing disrepair claims. We only take on cases we are confident we can win. If we lose, you don’t pay our fees.

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    Our highly experienced solicitors and consultants have secured millions of pounds in compensation.

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    You’ll have a dedicated file handler and senior solicitor working on your case so you won’t need to speak to lots of different people.

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    Social Housing in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Social housing may be run by a local charity or other organisation. For example, there may be sheltered housing or scatter flats which house the most vulnerable people in society. Homeless shelters also fall under the same obligations. Council housing in Sheffield mostly belongs to the post war period with tower blocks added in the 1960’s. If you encounter housing disrepair in your council or charitable trust home, contact our team of housing disrepair solicitors today to seek compensation.

    Council and Charity Homes in Sheffield include:

    • The Park Hill Estate
    • Gleadless Valley
    • Parson Cross

    Housing Associations in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Housing associations in Sheffield belong to individual private landlords who receive a subsidy from the local authorities to provide tenants with low income rent prices. Also known as registered social landlords, these landlords owe the same duty of care as a charity, organisation, or local authority home.

    Council accomodations are now so old that they quite often suffer damp, rot and decay. Windows and doors are losing their strength and the residents living in this accommodation live with old plumbing and electrics. A housing disrepair solicitor is the obvious answer when your council landlord stops making necessary repairs.

    Housing Associations within Sheffield include:

    • South Yorkshire Housing Association
    • Arches Housing
    • Great Places Housing Group
    • Together Housing
    • Sanctuary Housing Association
    • The Guinness Partnership
    • Johnnie Johnson Housing Association
    • Wensley Court Estate
    • Yorkshire Housing
    • Sunnybank Sheltered Scheme
    • Voluntary Action Sheffield

    What is considered disrepair?

    The UK laws require a landlord to ensure the tenant has a safe home to live in. Your accommodation must have access to fresh drinking water, hot water for washing, and secure entry points among many other things. If your landlord fails to provide these essential rights for you, they may act illegally. Seek our help as a qualified and experienced housing disrepair solicitors. Don’t worry if you are short on finances either as we operate a No Win No Fee basis. If we don’t win your case, you don’t have to pay us.

    Seek the help of a skilled housing disrepair solicitor

    Start a housing disrepair claim with the help of our friendly team of housing disrepair experts. Both housing association and council housing in Sheffield include aging homes affected by mould, and with bad plumbing and old electrics. Doors and windows might not be secure anymore. Starting your own claim with the help of our No Win No Fee housing disrepair solicitors can help you glide through the compensation process until you get the outcome you are entitled to.  Call us today on 020 8578 7778 to start your claim.

    How much can I claim for housing disrepair?

    Every housing disrepair matter varies in severity, so we cannot determine how much you may be entitled until we assess your case. This is a detailed list of the things you can claim for:

    Damage to Property:

    If your personal property has been damaged, from mould or a leak for example, you will be able to claim for the expense of replacing or repairing these items. Examples might include broken TVs, damaged bedding, clothes, carpets, and furniture.

    Personal Injury:

    Housing disrepair can cause a number of adverse health effects, including:

    • Pneumonia
    • Asthma
    • Gastrointestinal problems
    • Carbon monoxide poisoning
    • Depression and anxiety

    Furthermore, if you or a family has suffered as a result of your landlord’s negligence you can claim compensation for:

    • Medical costs
    • Aftercare
    • Medication
    • Pain and suffering

    General Inconvenience and Suffering:

    You do not need to have suffered an injury to claim compensation. You can receive compensation if the disrepair has caused you inconvenience and suffering.

    What evidence do I need to make a claim?

    Your disrepair evidence can include:

    • Photographs
    • Videos
    • Witness Statements
    • Medical Records
    • Police Records
    • Diary Entries
    • Damaged Belongings
    • Receipts

    Are you afraid of your aggressive landlord?

    If you feel nervous that your landlord may act aggressively towards you due to the fact that you have made a complaint, we can handle the settlement agreement and all the future interactions. You have nothing to worry about. Your lawyer will be the person to speak to your landlord instead of you.

    Do you need legal support making your housing disrepair claim?

    Making a housing disrepair claim

    Has your landlord failed to make repairs to your home?

    Our highly experienced housing disrepair solicitors will fight for your repairs and compensation on a NO WIN NO FEE basis. Contact us for a free consultation.

    If your rented home falls below a reasonable living standard because it has damp, mould or other issues, you could make a claim for compensation. You must have reported the issues and given your landlord a reasonable amount of time to repair the issues. If they have not you can make a claim for damage, personal injury, financial loss and/or nuisance.

    Your landlord is responsible for the above repairs irrespective of what your tenancy agreement says. Your landlord may be responsible for additional repairs stated in your tenancy agreement.

    Claims can be made either during your tenancy or after your tenancy, as long as you are making the claim within 6 years of the date that you informed your landlord of the disrepair. Personal injury claims related to housing disrepair must be made within 3 years of the date that you informed your landlord.

    Your landlord may not be responsible for repairs if they are a result of you either not taking care of the property properly or doing something unreasonable.

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