Housing Disrepair

Whiterose Blackmans

Housing Disrepair Experts In Leeds

Is your property is in a bad state of repair, maintained poorly or worse not at all? If you have reported the repair to your landlord, council or housing association and it wasn't satisfactorily repaired in a timely manner you may be able to make a claim against them.

You could be entitled to compensation if your accommodation is not up to standard, and we have many years of experience helping our clients in Leeds and West Yorkshire get the settlements they deserve. We operate on a no-win no-fee basis, meaning if you think you’ve got a case, you’ve got nothing to lose and everything to gain. We can let you know after an initial chat if we think you have a viable case to proceed with.

Get in touch and the first thing we'll do is offer you a free 30 minute consultation for your case. This will help us establish if you legally have a right to compensation and the repairs completed, and from there how to get you the accomodation you deserve.

Landlords have an obligation to keep your property up-to-scratch. If they fail to do so, we will help you to take the required action against them.

Remember, tenants have rights - you don't need to suffer in silence!

Our Solicitors are here to help with the following types of Housing Disrepair disputes:

  • Damp/Mould on walls
  • Damp/Mould on walls
  • Damaged or leaking roofs/guttering
  • Broken & rotten draughty windows
  • Broken appliances such as fridges
  • Broken bathroom fittings
  • Water damage from leaks
  • Damaged, faulty electrics

If you think you have a claim, it’s vital to get in touch straight-away to discuss your case! Legal proceedings take time, and a claim is only valid once you have proof that you’ve instructed your landlord about the disrepair and your intention to take action.

Free Initial Consultation

We offer a free initial consultation in all areas of law. We have specialist solicitors in all our practice areas, all of whom have many years of experience. We advise and represent our clients in a pro-active, friendly and honest manner in order to obtain the best possible outcome. From the outset, you can be confident that you have specialist solicitors on your side. We have specialist solicitors in Civil Litigation, Criminal Defence, Divorce, Family Law, Immigration & Personal Injury. We are authorised to provide Legal Aid funding for qualifying criminal law matters. Our initial consultation is always free and we can offer a "No Win-No Fee" in Personal Injury Cases. We can in certain circumstances arrange a consultation in the convenience of your home.

What our clients say about Whiterose Blackmans on


  • review rating 5  I used Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors to apply for my spouse visa and the case was dealt with by Mudassir Ali. Mudassir was very friendly and efficient and was certainly an expert in this field with his detailed knowledge and professionalism. The service was excellent from start to finish. The advice and requirements were made very clear to me and Mudassir was very thorough, spending a significant amount of time putting the case together and making sure nothing was missed. I was kept up to date on a regular basis and was successful with the visa being approved quickly and on the first attempt. I would like to thank Mudassir Ali and the staff at Whiterose Blackmans for all their hard work and the excellent service during the case. I would also highly recommend this firm to friends and family in the future. Excellent service and a very happy customer.

    thumb Wasim Younas
    1/23/2020
  • review rating 5  Muddasir was very professional and helpful, would recommend to anything. Thank you

    thumb Thasmiha Ahmed
    3/12/2020
  • review rating 4  It was a rocky start but it turned out good. Anita was very professional and thorough and because of that we felt confident that everything was going to have a positive outcome.

    thumb Andrea Miranda
    7/09/2019
  • review rating 5  Whiterose Blackmas solicitor is the best solicitor for immigration as far as I have seen. They gave me hope to proceed in the route which will be ideal for me and accessed all the relevant evidences. Specifically Anita Tahir an immigration expert ,  who took my case perfectly and  helped me get the decision swiftly and provided me updates then and there . I would recommend them  to whoever ask me for guidance .

    thumb bright rajesh
    7/25/2019
  • review rating 5  Anita did such a great work with our case. She talked us through the whole process and was always there when we needed her. Detailed oriented and very professional. So happy with her service!

    thumb Daniela Fernandez
    7/03/2019
  • review rating 5  Extremely Professional, Friendly and Kind. I can’t thank Kamran enough for the amazing help and advice he gave me throughout my issue, he always had time for me and never rushed a call or meeting, even spoke to me on a Sunday and bank holiday. Very genuine lovely Solicitors, would highly recommend, they were amazing. Thank you so much White rose Blackman and Kamran.

    thumb Angela Shepherd
    4/21/2020
  • review rating 5  Having has a massive setback when my wife had to leave the country, we contacted the solicitors and they fitted an appointment in the very next day. They fully explained the situation which was to me as clear as mud. and advised on a plan of action. they made the whole process pain free and i was kept fully updated every step of the way. Our dealings were with Mudassir Ali and i can not praise his handling of the situation enough, he certainly went above and beyond to ensure everything was done and completed in as short a time as possible and with as little disruption as possible. Thank you for all your assistance. My wife returns in December so a great result

    thumb Roger Hoyle
    11/29/2019

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