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


  • 5 star review  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 .

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    7/25/2019
  • 5 star review  If I could give a rating of 10, I would. Whiterose Blackmans are the most professional and their team is amazing. If you have a pretty good or serious criminal case then try Kim Lee. He is amazing, friendly, professional. Kim Lee got me out of a bad situation and I am very happy and Thankful.

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    3/25/2021
  • 5 star review  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!

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    7/03/2019
  • 5 star review  MR MUDASSIR ALI represent my case and he quickly responded to my all queries and kept me regularly informed .Mudassir is very Helpful and professional highly recommend this firm.

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    8/06/2020
  • 5 star review  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

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    11/29/2019
  • 4 star review  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
  • 5 star review  I contacted Whitehorse Blackmans Solicitors as I needed help with my British Citizenship application. I was thoroughly and patiently guided through the maze of the questions I had by Mudassir over the phone, followed by an appointment at their office. Everyone at the office were so lovely, welcoming and helpful. Having had horrid experience with immigration solicitors in London before, I was so pleasantly surprised at Mudassir’s efficiency and commitment to his work. Everything went incredibly fast, with my application being ready and sent off within a week. I am so thrilled to say that I received my British citizenship a few days ago! The entire process took less than two months, mainly thanks to Mudassir’s incredible efficiency and organised hard work. His work was also complimented by the lady at the Biometrics office, letting me know that my documents were uploaded in such an incredibly organised and proper manner, allowing them to move forward quicker and send my case off to the Home Office on the same day, speeding up the process considerably. All I have to say is a massive thank you to Mudassir for his fantastic work. I highly recommend him and Whiterose Blackmans Excellent experience *****

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