Erosion/Rutting

In this December edition of our HUD-REAC newsletter, and especially during the rainy season, I’d like to discuss HUD’s protocol on Erosion and Rutting and how you can comply!   HUD’s Definition of Erosion and Rutting Erosion and Rutting Natural processes, weathering, erosion, gravity, or man-made processes have caused either of these conditions: Collection or removal of surface material Sunken tracks, ruts, grooves, or depressions *This does not include erosion/rutting

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Blocked Egress

In this November edition of our HUD-REAC newsletter, I’d like to discuss HUD’s protocol on Blocked Egresses and how you can comply!   General Rules Doors and doorways are ALWAYS considered primary egress If a room has 2 doors and a window – the window can be blocked as long as both doors are accessible/egressable All rooms up to the 3rd floor – if the room is designed with 2

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Call-For-Aids

(Also known as Emergency Calls, Pull Cords, etc.)   In this October edition of our HUD-REAC newsletter, I’d like to discuss HUD’s protocol on Call-For Aids and how you can comply!   General Rules If you have off-site monitoring, you can supply the inspector with a certification (within 1 year of the REAC inspection) from a local authority having jurisdiction or licensed third party that ALL of the units tested

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