My Landlord Refused To Repair A Hole In My Ceiling And My Personal Property Was Damaged. Can My Landlord Be Held Responsible?

If you promptly reported the repair, took action to protect your property and your landlord failed to respond, you may have a claim for the loss of your personal property. You should read your lease carefully to see what it provides. Prior to filing suit, you should write to your landlord explaining the situation and requesting reimbursement.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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