356. Damages for breach of covenant by landlord.

Where the landlord is in breach of the covenant to repair the demised premises, he is not liable for any damage suffered prior to the receipt by him of the notice to repair or to the time at which he has actual knowledge of the want of repair, which may include an employee receiving such notice1.

The object of an award of damages is not to punish the landlord but to restore the tenant to the position he would have been in had there been no breach2. The facts of each case must be looked at carefully to see what