What can I do if my apartment keeps flooding?

I live in a large apartment complex and I have rental insurance. The apartment above mine has a serious plumbing issue. First the bathroom leaked into mine and now it s the kitchen. My maintenance department claims they have "fixed the issue, but it still continues to happen. I have renters insurance in

I live in a large apartment complex and I have rental insurance. The apartment above mine has a serious plumbing issue. First the bathroom leaked into mine and now it s the kitchen. My maintenance department claims they have "fixed the issue, but it still continues to happen. I have renters insurance in case anything seriously gets damaged, but I i m worried about it getting to that point. What can I do?

Other answer:

Kirstin:
You should first report each and every flooding and if you do find something damaged, file a claim with your insurance company. If the flooding has continued and has become annoying, inform the landlord, in writing, that if it happens one more time, he will be forcing you to break your lease on a constructive lease break basis. You might go upstairs and knock on the door and ask that tenant what is going on. Are they regularly just being negligent – leaving the bathtub running for example or are pipes in the walls old and corroded and the landlord is just replacing a bit at a time.
Landlord2005:
Really nothing you can do especially since it has been a different problem each time. All you can do is report each leak as it happens.

No you cannot break the lease. No you have no grounds to take anyone to court. Sounds like the landlord fixed it each time it happened = no case. You would only have a case if the landlord failed to fix the leak each time it happened. They have followed the law & done what they are required to do.

Frequent repairs of different fixtures do not make a unit uninhabitable. Constant on going of the SAME repair not getting fixed can.

Mountain!!:
Move to anther complex. You can get out of your lease. Take pictures in the event you have to go to court. A place has to be habitable.
JMITW:
you report it to your insurance, if they feel the landlord is responsible, they will sue him
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