Residential Rehabilitation Inspection Guide

The guide provides step-by-step technical information for evaluating a residential building's site, exterior, interior, and structural systems.

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September 12, 2000, 11:00 AM PDT

By Laura Kraft


An important factor in making the best use of our nation’s housing stock is accurately assessing the condition, safety, usefulness, and rehabilitation potential of older residential buildings. The Residential Rehabilitation Inspection Guide provides step-by-step technical information for evaluating a residential building’s site, exterior, interior, and structural, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems. First published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1984 as the Guideline on Residential Building Systems Inspection, the guideline has found widespread use and acceptance among architects, engineers, builders, realtors, and preservationists.

Thanks to Laura Krafft

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