Renters typically do not check the condition of the property very well. Some landlords take advantage of this by delaying some really crucial repairs after the deposit and rent are paid. Maybe renters should consider doing a one day turn on of utilities in order to make sure every thing is functioning. If not you can ask that it be done before move in as a part of the lease agreement. This might get you out quickly if you have a landlord that is slow moving on crucial repairs.