Landlord not repairing air conditioning … in august


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    • #192154

      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.


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      Mark Stücklin

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

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

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