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I am wondering if it is the landlords responsibility to replace the paneling in the basement after water damage

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So far they have put new drainage in the basement so we don't have any more water leakage, we have warped and molded paneling in the basement which is a finished basement. we offered to pay half to replace the bad paneling

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If the damage is not caused by tenant reckless or intentional conduct, landlord would need to cover cost of repair/replacement. If that is clear and acceptable, kindly reply "acceptable"

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