The landlord may require each applicant, in order to determine whether each applicant is entitled to become a tenant in the landlord`s housing unit, to address a Social Security number issued by the United States. Social Security Administration or an individual taxpayer identification number issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. The tenant can only withhold the rent if he has notified the lessor in writing of a condition that presents a fire risk or a serious threat to the life, health and safety of the tenants, including lack of electricity or water, rodent infestation or insufficient sanitation. The owner has a reasonable period of time to remedy the condition. Thirty days from the date of receipt of the notice of repair or repair of the condition are considered a limit of acceptability. .