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Housing Division

The Housing Inspection Division enforces the State Sanitary Code and the City Ordinances that regulate the quality of Boston’s public and private housing. 

  • Rental registration is now open for 2016

    City ordinance 9-1.3 requires that all private rental properties in the City of Boston be registered with the Inspectional Services Department. The deadline is July 1.

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    Rental Inspections

    We inspect private rental properties at least once every five years. You will get a notice when your property is picked for an inspection. More information on inspections
  • Student Housing Trends in Boston

    This report measures progress in student housing safety and in the creation of new student dormitory beds by 2030.

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Breathe Easy at Home

Web-based referral service aiming to provide the best living conditions for children suffering with asthma

Announcements

  • Rental registration is now open for 2016

    City ordinance 9-1.3 requires that all private rental properties in the City of Boston be registered with the Inspectional Services Department. The deadline is July 1.

    Register Online

    More information

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  • ISD is a proud supporter of Mayor Martin J. Walsh's Greenovate Boston Initiative.
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  • Fair Housing Commission
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