Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: I have serious doubts that the house I am renting is up to code. Whom can I contact to evaluate the house for safety and to verify that it meets all applicable standards the landlord is required to meet?

Answer: This depends upon where you live. Usually it would be with the city or county building department. In some jurisdictions the fire department is responsible.

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  • I have serious doubts that the house I am renting is up to code. Whom can I contact to evaluate the house for safety and to verify that it meets all applicable standards the landlord is required to meet?

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