90% of tenants try to hide damage from landlords
According to a new study by PropertyLetByUs.com, over 90% of tenants say they have tried to hide the damage from their landlord with one in ten admitting to causing more than £500 worth of damage to their rented property. Also revealed was that an overwhelming majority (80%) of tenants believe that their landlords should pay for damage they have caused when their tenancy ends.
With many tenants not feeling a sense of responsibility for the property it would bode well for landlords to do regular checks so that they can see the condition of the property and speak with the tenants about any damage.
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