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  1. Lack of Utilities – Gas/Water/Electric/Oil
  2. Exposed Electrical Wiring – Shock or Fire Hazard
  3. Defective Heating Equipment (Gas Leak)
  4. Major Rodent/Insect Infestation
  5. Openings where rodents may enter
  6. Loose, damaged, or unsecured floor coverings (i.e. carpet, tile) that cause safety Trip Hazard.
  7. Chipping, peeling, flaking paint or loose plaster: interior or exterior of unit.
  8. Sidewalk Way Cracked with Uneven Concrete – Trip Hazard
  9. Lack of Security to Unit.
  10. Major Plumbing Leaks.
  11. Major Cracks or Openings in Foundation.
  12. Handrail not provided for Four (4) or more Steps.
  13. Sewer Back Up (Major).
  14. Smoke Detector: Defective or Inoperable
  15. Overloaded Electrical Circuit: Fire Hazards
  16. Major Structural Damage: (Rotted or Defective Beams Joist, etc.)
  17. Furnace/Water Heater Not Properly Vented or Flued to the outside.
  18. Lack of at least one (1) functioning toilet.
  19. Waterlogged/building ceiling in imminent danger of collapsing.
  20. No heat when outside temperature is below 50 Degrees Fahrenheit
  21. Natural Gas Leaks or Fumes (poor air quality).
  22. Windows and exterior doors shall open and close with ease; shall be weather tight to prevent wind, air or rain penetration.

* These are the most common health and safety violations but do not reflect all possible violations.

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Last modified: 12/22/2014 8:34:16 PM