What about hidden defects?

A landlord does not have a duty to disclose to the tenant obvious defects which can be seen by the tenant during a reasonable inspection. However, the landlord is obligated to tell the tenant about hidden defects that the tenant could not discover by an ordinary examination but which are known or should have been known by the landlord. Upon discovery of the facts, the tenant may vacate the unit and end the lease, or s/he may remain in the unit and sue the landlord for damages. Again, a tenant should never move out of a unit or break a lease without first seeking legal advice.

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1. What steps should the landlord and tenant take when moving in?
2. What if the landlord misrepresents the condition of the unit?
3. What about hidden defects?