If my landlord has stopped paying utilities, which are included in my rent, if I pay the bill can I legally deduct the cost from my rent?

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My landlord fell behind on the utility bills, which are included in my rent. Now my electricity has been cut off and my landlord is refusing to pay the electric company or return my phone calls. Can I legally pay the utility bill myself and deduct it from my rent or is it better to just move?

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