Q: Is 'Repair and deduct' legal in Brantley County, Georgia (31566)?
A: The simple answer is yes, it is the law throughout the State of Georgia, but you must be careful how you do it. If not, you could be evicted for failure to pay rent. You must give notice to your landlord in writing of the needed repair and give her an opportunity to effectuate it herself. If she does not, then you can repair and deduct.
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