Property Checklist

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  1. Interiors
  2. Kitchen
  3. Bathroom
  4. Basement
  5. Exterior

Walls and Ceilings


  • Clean
  • No holes
  • No loose or peeling paint/wallpaper
  • No cracked or missing plaster
  • Dwelling appears to be structurally sound
  • No visible insulation or wiring

Electrical Equipment


  • Adequate service provided
  • Two outlets per habitable space
  • Wiring properly installed and maintained
  • Equipment and appliances properly installed and safely maintained

Floors, Doors and Windows


  • Floors should be structurally sound, clean and in good condition
  • Doors should be easily opened from the inside and not blocked
  • Windows are required to be at least one 4-square-foot minimum opening area and 48" or less above the floor in sleeping rooms and one per habitable space (except bathrooms), and open freely with no damage or broken glass