If anything needs to be repaired when you move into an apartment, make a detailed list, give it to the landlord or his representatives, and either have it signed and dated by the landlord, or send it by registered mail and keep a copy for yourself. Log all calls. The HRA asks that tenants be patient and flexible while the landlord schedules repairs. If a repair must be made because of a code violation, the law will dictate how fast the repair must be made. If this is not the case, however, and you think a reasonable amount of time has passed, you can call the HRA.
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