312. Breach of the implied condition and undertaking on letting of small houses.

Breach of the condition and undertaking implied by statute on the letting of a small house1 not only gives the tenant a right of action for damages2, but also, it would seem, entitles him to abandon his tenancy3; and it may also give other persons who are injured or whose property is damaged as a result of defects in the premises a right of action for damages4. The factors to be considered by the court in determining whether the landlord is in breach of his obligation are limited to those listed in the statute5. On rather different provisions of