Heat Complaints – Renters

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What are the Requirements for Heat in Rentals?
Section 19a-109 of the Connecticut General Statutes establishes a minimum temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit for a building occupied as a home or place of residence. This requirement applies throughout the year. The CTLawHELP.org website, created by Connecticut’s Legal Aid programs, offers an article titled “Utility Problems With Landlords“, which explains your rights and what you can do to get your landlord meet his/her obligation under the law.

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SOURCES: Energy and Utility Problems with Landlords © CTLAWHelp.org
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: November2016