Definition of "Housing code"

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Brian Miller, Real Estate Agent The Eakin Group

Established federal, state or local structural building requirements that have to be adhered to so as to receive certification by the government authority. Housing code enforcement is usually performed at the local level; however, many states have standard housing codes to be followed by all local governments. The housing code includes coverage for electrical wiring, insulation, plumbing, and roofing.

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