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 Rent Escrow Account Program / Utility Maintenance Program

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF REAP?

The Rent Escrow Account Program is an enforcement tool to encourage landlords to maintain their properties and to bring properties that have existing violations into compliance.

SECTION 162.00

The purpose of the provisions of this article to provide a just, equitable and practical method, to be cumulative to and in addition to any other remedy available at law, to enforce the purposes of the Housing Code set forth in Section 161.102 and to encourage compliance by landlords with respect to the maintenance and repair of residential buildings, structures, premises and portions of those buildings, structures and premises.

The provision of this article shall apply to all residential units in all existing buildings, structures, and premises which contain one or more rental units as defined in Sections 151.02.
last changed 11/29/2007
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