Code Inspection for Healthier Homes

The Code Inspection for Healthier Homes course is a half-day course for code inspectors. Participants learn about the prevalence of common housing maintenance problems from data based on the American Housing Survey. The course also provides information on the health-related provisions of state and local housing codes and the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC). Participants also learn about the strengths and weaknesses of various enforcement strategies on resident health.

Course Information

Who Should Attend: code enforcement/code administration staff

Typical Agenda

Learning Objectives:

  • To explain the connections between resident health and housing conditions based on the latest and most authoritative science.
  • To describe the prevalence of common housing maintenance problems based on the American Housing Survey.
  • To identify health-related provisions of the state and local housing codes and the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) that would improve resident health if achieved.
  • To describe strengths and weaknesses of various enforcement strategies on resident health.

Course Materials

State Housing Codes

International Code Council

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