Renter vs. Landlord: Who’s Responsible For Repairs?

Before you get ready to rent a place to live, it’s important to know which repair expenses you’ll have to cover and which one’s your landlord has to cover. It’s totally based place by place and should be understood well before signing the lease.

You are responsible for normal wear and tear. However, your landlord may be responsible for hot and cold water, and functioning electric. on the other hand, you are likely responsible for things such as leaky faucets, running toilets and torn window screens.