Letter to your landlord

Example email/letter to your landlord 

Below is an example letter for those wishing to request a repair to their landlord. 

[Your landlord or letting agent’s address]             [Your address]

[Today’s date]

Dear [name of landlord/letting agent]

Request for repairs to be carried out at [your address]

I am writing to let you know that the following repair work needs to be carried out to the above property which I rent from you.

1.    [List the things that are wrong and explain the problems caused, for example:

  • the boiler is not working so there is no hot water or central heating;
  • the handle to the bathroom window is broken and the window cannot be opened].

Please could you contact me on [list home/mobile phone numbers] as soon as possible to arrange a time for the repair work to be carried out.

Many thanks

Yours sincerely

[Your name]