You can recoup any expenses incurred by you in finding a new place to lease
, moving expenses and any other damages you suffered as a result of the landlord's breach of the lease. You can also seek to recoup the rental payments for the time when the apartment was not up to code and you paid rent anyhow. You should get a lawyer to represent you in this matter because you could also seek legal fees. If you need an attorney and cannot afford one, contact the state bar about the pro bono referral program.
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