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Repairing Buildings for Human Habitation Ordinance

Displacement    Quality of Life   
City Of Greensboro   
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Greensboro, NC repairing Buildings for Human Habitation Ordinance combines a repair or destroy strategy with a code enforcement strategy. The city inspector can serve complaints on homeowners who violate minimum standards in Greensboro’s housing code. If the inspector finds conditions rendering a building unfit for human habitation, such as a lack of ventilation or unsanitary conditions, the inspector issues a complaint to the property owner. After a public meeting, the inspector determines whether the dwelling is unfit for human habitation and issues an order requiring repair by the owner. If repair is impossible, the inspector may require demolition.