Housing Safety Checklist

This information does not constitute legal advice.


Wide angled peepholes, sturdy construction

Door Locks

Dead bolt locks? Handle locks? Do they turn easily? Can you be assured the landlord re-keyed/replaced them since the last tenant?


Have locks? Screens?

House Number

Clearly displayed

Smoke Detectors

Are there any? Do they work properly?

Exterior Entrance

Well-lit, free of shrubbery, no dark spots