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Good afternoon. Does the lease address repairs and the cost, if it is below X amount? Also, was it determined that this was through your fault or was it a result of the way in which the disposal was installed?
Thank you. Based upon the lease, it would indicate and they may argue, that the cost of repair would fall on you. However, if this was a result of something that existed PRIOR to you taking possession and this happened 3 times prior and the landlord was aware and failed to correct it, you could argue that this was NOT your fault nor should you be liable and pay.
There is no name, per se. You can respond to the landlord and advise you are not liable nor will pay for this and it was not caused by your own fault or neglect and was present, prior to moving in and never corrected.