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Rental Inspection Program

City of Boston Code Ordinance CBC 9-1.3 requires private rental units to be registered on an annual basis and inspections will be conducted for non-exempt units on a 5-year cycle starting January 2014.

Rental Inspection Process

Online

The renewal deadline has been extended from July 1, 2014 to October 30, 2014! Thanks for your patience as the City updates the site to accommodate fee waivers for owner occupied one to six-family residences.

The enrollment database is now open for online registrations.

Register Online Now

By Mail

When mailing your registration to the Inspectional Services Department, please include:  

Mail to:

Inspectional Services Dept.
Housing Division
1010 Mass Ave., 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02118

In Person

You can also pay in person at the Inspectional Services Department cashier window:

Inspectional Services Dept.
Housing Division
1010 Mass Ave., 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Please bring:

 

Requirements

  • All private units must be registered annually.

  • Initial registration fee is $25/per unit.

  • Renewal fee is $15/per unit

Frequently Asked Questions

The Housing Division has put together a list of FAQ's regarding the rental program registration process. 
Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Information

Hours and Directions

Rental Program Flyers