I am renting a property for the last five years as a assured shorthold tenancy agreement. When i moved in there was a fire in the main front room but no other heating in the property, this fire got condemed within the first week, so i had no heating, the windows of the property were old windows ( slates ) that were leaking wind through. I have mention this to the agent several times but nothing happend. Were advised that the tenacy will be for a long time as the landlord had no reason to sell. One of the windows slates came out of the window and it took the agent fours months to get this window changed, the property was gettin so cold we paid money to have the chimney sweeped and put in a log burner as the landlord would not provide any heating for us. Only two months ago did we have 7 out of our 8 windows changed to double glazing, and recently they have told us at any given time they will give us two months notice as they want to sell the property. They want to come into our property to take photos outside and measure up ( but they have not given our notice yet ) and they are saying i must attend in owrking hours to do this. They never wanted to do any work taht was needed. Please could you advise on the actions for this.
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