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Homes (Fitness) Act Allows Tenants to Sue Landlords over Property Condition

Originally published at: https://devopenrent.wpengine.com/homes-fitness-act-means-tenant-can-sue-landlord-karen-buck/

From 20th March 2020, all tenants in England will gain powers to fight unfit housing — including the ability to sue landlords for not carrying out repair work. The Bill was originally championed by Karen Buck MP, and was given much attention after the fire at Grenfell Tower. What does the Homes (Fitness) Act mean…