I live in a rent house and my rent is currently current.
No, even if you have not been paying the rent. Under Indiana Code 32-31-8-5 Landlord Obligations it reads: "A landlord must do the following: (4) Provide and maintain the following items in a rental premises in good and safe working condition, if provided on the premises at the time the rental agreement is entered into: (B) Plumbing systems to sufficient to accommodate a reasonable supply of hot and cold running water at all times."
Under IC 32-31-8-6 Tenant's cause of action to enforce landlord obligations
In a nutshell, the tenant has to give the landlord written notice of the the landlord's noncompliance and a reasonable time period to remedy the condition. If the landlord fails or refuses to remedy the condition, then the tenant may sue the landlord for damages, consequential damages, plus attorney fees and costs.
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