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Housing Code Ordinance

The Housing Code Ordinance was established to ensure that all residential rental properties in the City of Manchester meet or exceed minimum standards. Details on this ordinance can be obtained by clicking on the link above.

One item of particular importance is the need for hard-wired smoke detectors. As of January, 2000 all smoke detectors in residential rental property are required to be powered by the house current, wired in accordance with the electrical code.