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Ensuring Local Policy Complies with New Residential Inspections Law

December 20, 2011

Tyler Mulligan is a School of Government faculty member. The city manager of Tooltime, North Carolina, picks up the phone and calls Tim Taylor, the city’s minimum housing public officer and lead housing inspector. “Tim, I understand why you suspended all periodic inspections in Tooltime that did not … Continued

Minimum Housing: A Way Around Residential Inspection Limits?

September 20, 2011

Tim Taylor is both a housing inspector and the appointed minimum housing public officer for the town of Tooltime, North Carolina. For years he has conducted periodic inspections of dwellings throughout the town in accordance with his town’s periodic inspection program. When those inspections reveale … Continued