What Repairs Must A Landlord Make?
Landlords must make repairs that city housing laws require. Apartment building landlords must repair stairs, halls, walks, porches, cellars, plumbing, elevators, yards and other places used by all tenants. House landlords may not have to make repairs. A written lease agreement can require the landlord to make repairs.
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.
Additional Landlord Tenant Law Articles
- Can You Have An Oral Lease Agreement?
- When Should You Have A Written Lease?
- What Should Be Agreed On In A Written Lease?
- What Repairs Must A Tenant Make?
- When Can A Landlord End A Lease?
- When Can A Tenant End A Lease?
- When Do You Give A One Month Notice?
- How Do You Give A One Month Notice?
- What Happens If A Tenant Does Not Pay Rent When Due?
- Can Tenants Have A Legal Rent Strike?
- If You Need Help Finding A Lawyer