Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 05 - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Subtitle 04 - SPECIAL LOAN PROGRAMS
Chapter 05.04.02 - Housing Rehabilitation Program-Applicable Codes and Standards
05.04.02.07 - Materials and Products
05.04.02.07. Materials and Products
A. Objective. The objective is to provide materials of such kind and quality as to assure that the dwelling will provide appropriate structural strength, adequate resistance to weather and moisture, and reasonable durability and economy of maintenance.
B. Quality of Materials and Products. All materials and products used as replacements or additions in rehabilitation construction shall be of good quality. Second-hand materials which meet the standards for new materials may be used when approved by the proper local authority. The suitability of special materials and products not conforming to a national standard shall be determined by the proper authority, after an evaluation of its properties and performance characteristics.