Landlord not repairing air conditioning … in august

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    oneflateric
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    Hi everyone,

    I´m new to this forum.

     

    Although I own a property in Malaga, I also, for work reasons, rent an apartment in Jerez.

    Two weeks ago, my airconditioning stopped working in the Jerez apartment, ( temps up to 40) and despite contacting the agent for repairs, nothing has been done. The agent tells me he can´t contact the owner, and so can´t do anything to help. He did suggest I pay 1200 euros then withold rent to cover it over the next few months.

    I am considering retaining a portion of the next rent, say 50 euros a week, until the ac is fixed.

    Can anyone tell me if this is a legal move ?  ir will it cause me problems.

    Any advice would be appreciated.

     

    Thank you.

    ONEFLATERIC

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    Mark Stücklin
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    Read this article as a starting point. It might answer your question.

    Urban Rental Law in Spain – Tenancy Act (Ley de Arrendamientos Urbanos, LAU)

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