Housing Quality / Safety

Housing Quality / Safety

  • ABCs of Housing For an overview of Housing Quality / Safety issues, read HPD's guide to housing rights and responsibilities for owners and tenants.
  • Basement and CellarLearn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • BedbugsLearn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • Elevators Learn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • Emergency PreparednessGet prepared for weather emergencies, natural disasters, hazards, and power outages.
  • Fire SafetyKeep your apartment fire safe with self-closing doors, smoke alarms, clear exits, and stove knob covers.
  • GasLearn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • Heat and Hot WaterLearn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • Indoor Allergen Hazards (Mold and Pests)Learn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • Lead-Based PaintLearn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • Outlet Covers in Public AreasFind out what is required of owners regarding electrical outlets in public areas.
  • Required SignageStay up-to-date with registration, signage, and notices owners are responsible for.
  • Smoke / Carbon Monoxide DetectorsLearn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • Stove Knob Covers Learn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.
  • Window Guards Learn about rights and responsibilities for tenants and owners.