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What are Section 8 requirements regarding timing for repair of a non functioning stove?
There are no specific time deadlines for a repair such as this but it requires that the landlord be acting in good faith to provide the tenant with an alternate cooking source until the stove can be repaired.
As a landlord myself for over 26 years with Sec 8 tenants, I would opine that you have acted reasonably and have done everything that you can do the day before Thanksgiving. As long as you contact a repairman on Friday to see if they could get out to at least take a look, then you will have been acting in good faith all along.
While this an inconvenience, it would not make the property uninhabitable under the terms of the lease and is just one of those unfortunate things that happen in the rental business.