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Quiet enjoyment is an implied warranty that any landlord gives to a tenant. Thus, if the landlord is not doing what he/she can to ensure that you are getting the peace and quiet promised, it could be a ground to cancel the lease. However you first need to give the landlord written notice of the problem as he has 14 days under Connecticut law (47(a)-12: http://law.justia.com/codes/connecticut/2011/title47a/chap830/Sec47a-12.html) to try and correct the problem. If, after this time period elapses, the problem has not been repaired, you can cancel without penalty.
Thus, give your landlord notice and see what he can offer you in terms of remedying the problem.
The written notice doesn't have to be formal. The statute only requires the notice to specify the acts and omissions constituting the breach and that if the breach is not remedied within fifteen days after receipt of the notice, the rental agreement shall terminate on such date.
The first notice requires 15 days notice - not 14 days as I mistakingly said earlier. 14 days applies to subsequent notices for the same issue(s).
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