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
05.04.02.11 - Maintenance

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 05.04.02.11

05.04.02.11. Maintenance

A. Objective. The objective is to promote adequate maintenance of dwelling units rehabilitated under the Program.

B. General. Each dwelling unit shall be free of maintenance conditions hazardous to health and safety upon the completion of rehabilitation work, and each occupant or sponsor should be counseled as to their responsibilities for continued maintenance of the dwelling unit.

C. Cleanliness. Every occupant of a building should keep that part of the building or premises which he occupies, controls or uses in a clean and sanitary condition.

D. Disposal of Garbage and Rubbish. Every occupant of a building should dispose all of his garbage and rubbish in a clean and sanitary manner.

E. Use and Operation of Plumbing Fixtures. Every occupant of a building should keep plumbing fixtures clean and sanitary and should exercise reasonable care in their use and operation.

F. Motor Vehicles. Not more than one currently unregistered or uninspected motor vehicle, or both, may be parked on any property, and that vehicle may not at any time be in a state of major disassembly or disrepair, nor may it be in the process of being stripped or dismantled.

G. Abandoned Ice Boxes. Abandoned ice boxes, refrigerators, or other large airtight containers may not be stored in a living unit or elsewhere on the property.

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