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Patch it or replace it?

Patch it or replace it?

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 (2018) Patch it or replace it? Landlord and Tenant Review, 22 (4). pp. 133-137. ISSN 1365-8018

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Abstract

The article discusses the scope for tenants to challenge a landlord's claim for disrepair by arguing that "patching up" premises complies with repairing covenants without more extensive remedial work. It reviews cases on the choice between repair or replacement, the significance of the standard of repair, when continued patching is futile, the position regarding surveyor-approved patching and whether the cost of improvements may be recovered by service charges.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: leases, disrepair, replacement, covenant to repair, service charges, tenant's rights, housing
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Law
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Last Modified: 08 Jan 2019 14:27
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Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/21224

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