Inspection Checklist

Prior to your IHA housing inspection, it is recommended you walk through your property to address the following common reasons units fail inspection:

  • Utilities not on
  • Inoperable heat supply
  • Missing or insufficient weather-stripping
  • Loose or torn carpet
  • Missing or cracked electrical outlet cover plates
  • Cracked or peeling paint on walls
  • Cracked or broken window panes
  • Missing refrigerator kick plates
  • Evidence of roof leaks/pipe leaks
  • Dirty stoves, ovens or walls and unkempt perimeter surrounding house
  • Insufficient bath ventilation and inoperable smoke detectors
  • Leaking faucets or plumbing
  • No temperature/pressure relief on water heaters

See the full inspection handbook here