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We are in a AST on a rolling monthly basis. Our shower was leaking and it took 3 and a half months for the letting agency to send someone to see it. He ended up making a gaping hole in the wall and said a new shower needs to be fitted. We do not having any alternative washing facilities such as a bath so we can't wash ourselves for the past 3 days. We are getting nowhere with the letting agency and are going to withhold our rent early next week if no progress is made. Can the letting agency serve a Section 8 notice on us under these circumstances?
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