About 6 months ago I brought up a termite problem in my home to the landlord (I'm a renter). It wasn't until now that he is going to take care of it. The infestation is extremely bad now, and I have to patch holes that they make every few hours. On top of that, they are spilling mud everywhere and I have to clean it up and breath it in everyday. They have also caused a leaking ceiling problem every time it rains since they have gone through the wood up there. An inspector is coming to look at it next week. For these reasons, I haven't paid him rent in 2 months. Do I need to pay him rent for those 2 months since he's going to address the issue now? Or is that his loss?
Best to consult with a landlord tenant lawyer in your area to review the terms of your lease, facts and evidence and advise.
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