Do I Have To Fix The Landlord's Furnace Or Plumbing?

No. The landlord is responsible for providing what is known as essential services to the rental units. With few exceptions the landlord must provide sanitary plumbing or sewer services and electrical and gas connections, where used for heat, hot water, or cooking.

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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