10 U.S.C. § 2892a

Current through P.L. 117-42 (published on www.congress.gov on 09/30/2021)
Section 2892a - Access by tenants to historical maintenance information
(a) MAINTENANCE INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE TENANTS.-The Secretary concerned shall require each eligible entity or subsequent landlord that offers for lease a housing unit to provide to a prospective tenant of the housing unit-
(1) not later than five business days before the prospective tenant is asked to sign the lease, a summary of maintenance conducted with respect to that housing unit for the previous seven years; and
(2) not later than two business days after the prospective tenant requests additional information regarding maintenance conducted with respect to that housing unit during such period, all information possessed by the eligible entity or subsequent landlord regarding such maintenance conducted during such period.
(b) MAINTENANCE INFORMATION FOR EXISTING TENANTS.-A tenant of a housing unit who did not receive maintenance information described in subsection (a) regarding that housing unit while a prospective tenant may request such maintenance information and shall receive such maintenance information not later than five business days after the making the request.
(c) MAINTENANCE DEFINED.-In the section, the term "maintenance" includes any renovations of the housing unit during the period specified in subsection (a)(1).

10 U.S.C. § 2892a

Added Pub. L. 116-92, div. B, title XXX, §30193019,, 133 Stat. 1931; amended Pub. L. 116-283, div. B, title XXVIII, §2811(e), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4324.

AMENDMENTS2021- Pub. L. 116-283 added section text and struck out former text which read as follows: "The Secretary concerned shall require each eligible entity or subsequent landlord that offers for lease a housing unit to provide to a prospective tenant of the housing unit, before the prospective tenant moves into the housing unit as a tenant, all information regarding maintenance conducted with respect to that housing unit for the previous seven years. In this section, the term 'maintenance' includes any renovations of the housing unit during such period."

includes
"includes" means "includes but is not limited to"; and
Secretary concerned
The term "Secretary concerned" means-(A) the Secretary of the Army, with respect to matters concerning the Army;(B) the Secretary of the Navy, with respect to matters concerning the Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard when it is operating as a service in the Department of the Navy;(C) the Secretary of the Air Force, with respect to matters concerning the Air Force and the Space Force; and(D) the Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to matters concerning the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Department of the Navy.