Renting in Manhattan

  1. Monthly Maintenance Checklist

Monthly Maintenance Checklist

  1. January

    • Keep garage doors closed to provide insulation to your home and discourage thieves from entering your garage and/or home.
    • Remove outdoor holiday lighting from your roof, porch and yard.
    • Remove Christmas trees. Live trees can be recycled for fish habitats. A drop-off site is in Long's Park at the corner of 16th and Colorado streets each year.
    • Test smoke detectors.
  1. Top 10 Code Violations

Top 10 Code Violations Cited During Inspections

    1. Lack of or inoperable smoke detectors
    2. Windows broken, not operational or will not stay open on their own
    3. Condition of floors
    4. Wiring and electrical problems
    5. Lack of guardrails/handrails
    6. Mold
    7. Condition and security of doors
    8. Lack of compliant basement egress windows
    9. Water heater not installed correctly
    10. Sewer backup/water damage
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