We have lived in this house renting from and individual for over a year. When we first moved in he promised that the roof will be fixed. The roof leaks in the kitchen and small bedroom whenever it rains really hard. He keeps spraying the roof with something and it is making matters worse. I've had to take down pictures off the wall and I have a video of the rain running down the wall. There are other problems with the house such as electrical and no insulation in the attic.
Refuse to pay all rent may be a little ambitious. You are deriving some value form the arrangement, even with a leaky roof? You are not getting the value you contracted for. You could fix the roof yourself and deduct this from rent if your LL has had a reasonable time and notice to remedy. He may file a dispossessory, but you will have a defense. Here is a great resource. https://www.georgialegalaid.org/issues/housing/rental-housing-basic-landlord-tenant-question
If you do not want to take the risk of his filing, you could file your own small claim or other lawsuit based on his breach of contract.
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