Tools and Templates

HPRP Housing Habitability Standards Inspection Checklist

Date Published: October 2009

Description

This sample checklist can be used by HPRP staff to conduct required inspections. The standards for housing unit inspections under HPRP are the housing habitability standards described in Appendix C of the HPRP Notice. These standards apply only when a program participant is receiving financial assistance and moving into a new (different) unit. Inspections must be conducted upon initial occupancy and then on an annual basis for the term of HPRP assistance.

The habitability standards are different from the Housing Quality Standards (HQS) used for other HUD programs. Because the HQS criteria are more stringent than the habitability standards, a grantee could use either standard. In contrast to HQS inspections, the habitability standards do not require a certified inspector.

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HPRP Housing Habitability Standards Inspection Checklist (DOC)

Program:
  • HPRP: Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program
Resource Approver:
  • Peer Approved
Author Organization:
  • N/A
Topic:
  • Homelessness Prevention and Assistance
    • Forms, Manuals, Procedures
    • Habitability Standards
  • Program Requirements
    • Property Standards

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