Avoid HPD Violations by Having Employees Routinely Check for Six Key Defects

When a Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) inspector visits your building in response to a tenant’s complaint, the inspector won’t simply check the problem the tenant has complained about. The inspector will also check the tenant’s apartment for six defects that HPD considers emergency conditions. If the inspector finds any of these six defects, the HPD will issue a violation against you for them.

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