Form a paper trail and make it clear to a landlord that specific repairs to an apartment need to be made.
Danny Danielson 123 Main St. Apt. #36 Anytown, CA 95928 (555) 555-1212
August 14, 2010
Flakyville Property Management 345 Any Place. Anytown, CA 95928
This letter serves to notify you of repairs needed to Apt. #___ as detailed below:
I hereby request and demand that these repairs be made with the utmost speed pursuant to the provisions of my legally binding lease dated [date].