Landlords Should Know

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Local building or housing codes typically set specific standards, such as the minimum requirements for light, ventilation, and electrical wiring.

Many cities require the installation of smoke detectors in residential units and specify security measures involving locks and keys.

Your local building or housing authority and health or fire department, can provide information on local housing codes and penalties for violations.

Housing Choice Vouchers Fact Sheet–US Department of Housing and Urban Development (the Section 8)
Housing Choice Vouchers Fact Sheet–US Department of Housing and Urban Development (the Section 8)
The role of the landlord in the voucher program is to provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing to a tenant at a reasonable rent. The dwelling unit must pass the program’s housing quality standards and be maintained up to those standards as long as the owner receives housing assistance payments.

 

Ulster County: Eviction Rights and Obligations of Landlords and TenantsUlster County: Eviction Rights and Obligations of Landlords and Tenants
Find the reasons for making the decision to rent to tenants with a lease or without a lease, the rules on heating for renters in Ulster County – landlords are required to provide heat, or the ability to produce heat to 68 degrees Fahrenheit (without regard to the year or time of day), & LEGAL ASSISTANCE.

 

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