313. Furnished houses.

On the letting of a furnished house, there is an implied condition that it is in a fit state for habitation at the commencement of the tenancy; and, if this condition is not fulfilled, the tenant is entitled to repudiate the contract at once1. He need not wait to give the landlord an opportunity for effecting repairs2. It is a breach of the condition if there are substantial defects in the drainage3; or if the house or any part of it is so infested with vermin as to be a source of serious inconvenience to the occupants4; or if