Q: I’ve recently rented a privately owned condo. The landlord failed to disclose the constant noise from 8-11 p.m. and 4-8 a.m. The noise varies from delivery trucks to dumpster trucks, generators and more. The noise disrupts my sleep and affects my performance at work. He also misled me to believe that natural sunlight comes through the windows. The lack of natural light puts me in a state of depression, which is taking a significant toll on my mental and physical health.

I have e-mailed my landlord multiple times regarding my concerns but he refuses to allow me to end my lease. Is there anything I can legally do to get out of the contract without losing my security deposit or having to pay rent until the end of the lease? –Hanah P.

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