Nearly half of tenants experience property maintenance issues
Research by property website easyroommate shows that almost 50% of private tenants have experienced property maintenance issues with their agents or landlords. This is backed up by figures from the tenancy deposit scheme mydeposits which shows that 42% of private rental sector disputes can be attributed to property maintenance issues. Suzy Hershman, head of adjudication for mydeposits, notes that these findings confirm the need for maintenance issues to be resolved as soon as possible so that disputes don’t arise at the end of a tenancy.
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