When a property stops meeting a minimum rental standard

A property can be meeting minimum standards when the lease begins but stop meeting those standards as the lease continues. Examples are the property falling into disrepair or the electricity supply stops working.

The owner:

  • must take all reasonable steps to bring the property back up to standard as soon as possible
  • may also have repair obligations (see Repairs).

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Updated: 25 Jul 2022

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