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The only thing you can really do is not pay and defend yourself in the event that the landlord sues you in small claims court for the $1,000 he claims you owe. You will need to review you lease to make sure that you are not actually responsible for payment of the damages under the lease.
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I can't tell you if you do or don't because it all depends on whether the damage was your fault or not (which I would need to probably be a plumber or general contractor and inspect the property to tell you).