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If a landlord informs a tenant they are rewiring the very

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If a landlord informs a tenant they are rewiring the very small tenanted property without decanting tenant and possessions; expecting the tenant and possessions to remain on site for 5 working days, who is responsible for breakages, damage or theft of goods? Taking into consideration the fact that the tenants possessions will not be covered by their own domestic insurance, because workmen have been engaged by the landlord to carry out the specified work. Should the landlord accept liability or the contractor? I rent from a local housing association. North Devon Homes who recently acquired Charitable Status.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Law
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Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

Dear Rose,

The landlord should be responsible for any losses suffered as a result of any breakages, damages or theft. They should either have insurance in place to cover same or have entered an agreement with the contractors to cover these issues. I hope this helps - please can you rate positively - thanks

Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

Dear Rose,

There will not be an extra charge but can you please rate positively - thanks