Las Vegas, NV asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada

Q: H! I've been without hot water for a month now in my las Vegas apartment. Am I expected to continue to pay rent in full?

No hot water for a month. They say they have no idea what the issue is but they also don't offer any accommodations for the lack of hot water. I have to boil water to bathe. I'm also autistic with sensory sensitivity so this is extremely overwhelming

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  • Licensed in Nevada

A: In Nevada, landlords must provide habitable housing, including hot water. If your landlord has failed to provide hot water for a month, you may be entitled to rent abatement, which means you may not have to pay the total rent for the time you were without hot water.

You should send your landlord a written notice of the problem. This notice should be dated and state that you have been without hot water for a month and are requesting that the problem be fixed immediately. You should also state that you reserve your right to pursue rent abatement or other remedies.

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