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‘We fought for 13 years – now our home’s urine leaking walls will finally be repaired’ | UK | News

‘We fought for 13 years – now our home’s urine leaking walls will finally be repaired’ | UK | News

A family in Stoke has won a lengthy fight for basic improvements in their crumbling, damp home. Tenant Anthony McAnulty won out against Aspire Property, 13 years after he moved into the flat with his wife and four children. The flat is riddled with mould and rot, while a cracked pipe has been leaking urine into a hole in the ceiling for years. A damp cluster in the living is due to a faulty toilet leaving waste leaking under the living room. Horrific photos from inside the property, obtained by Stoke Sentinel, show rotting kitchen cupboards, rising damp, missing roof tiles and mould and a damp-ridden lounge. READ MORE: State pension age to hit 74 for everyone – politicians should tell us Speaking about the experience, Mr McAnulty said: “I can’t believe what has happened to us. “In the living room, we noticed damp had started to rise up the walls on a regular basis. We did not make a correlation between the downstairs toilet and the damp. “You wouldn’t think that flushing a toilet …