Top 10 Failing Inspectable Items

Section 8

  • Sinks – leaking faucets and pipes
  • Broken switch and outlet plates (Section 8)
  • Tripping hazards – such as cords along the floor, carpet coming loose, etc.
  • Blocked windows – windows need to be free of any obstacles in case of an emergency, (e.g fire)
  • Nicotine and grease on walls
  • Dirty and/or loose toilets
  • Windows – needs to open, shut, lock and stay open

Public Housing

  • Sinks – leaking faucets and pipes
  • Broken outlets
  • Tripping hazards – such as cords along the floor, carpet coming loose, etc.
  • Blocked windows – windows need to be free of any obstacles in case of an emergency, (e.g fire)
  • Nicotine/Marks/Fingerprints/grease on walls
  • Screen damage – ex: torn or bent
  • Door damage – ex: holes, knicks in doors
  • Carpets needing cleaned
  • Dirty and/or loose toilets
  • Yards – weeds, not mowing

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