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Our Accomplishments

3,010,000

HOUSING UNITS INSPECTED

14,000

HOUSING PROFESSIONALS TRAINED

2703

CUSTOMERS SERVICED

17

YEARS IN BUSINESS

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UPCS TRAININGS

The UPCS protocols are the defect definitions used during HUD REAC PASS inspections. Our two-day training classes present UPCS in simple terms which will enable your staff personnel to not only conduct your own annual UPCS inspections, but also interpret the resulting data to prioritize, plan, and budget in a pro-active manner. Realistic and economical REAC PASS & UPCS suggestions and recommendations that are invaluable information for your staff to implement immediately in both daily and long term functions.

UPCOMING TRAININGS

Uniform Physical Conditions Standards Class by The Inspection Group

July 13-14, 2016 – Houston, TX

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August 9-10, 2016 – Williamsport, PA

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September 13-14, 2016 – Bismarck, ND

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September 20-21, 2016 – Little Rock, AR

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More Info Coming Soon! – Houston, TX

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Rated R for REAC by The Inspection Group

June 21, 2016 – Wilmington, DE

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Dates Coming Soon – Detroit, MI

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Dates Coming Soon – Lansing, MI

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Dates Coming Soon – Chicago, IL

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Learn about our Online UPCS training!

The content of this course is equivalent to our two-day, live classroom training in scope and content, but can be self-paced in increments over a period of weeks.

Green Physical Needs Assessments (GPNA’s)

& Energy Audits

The Inspection Group, Inc. has conducted many projects that have required specialized field data collection performed by our knowledgeable building inspection personnel. We have formed industry partnerships with Ameresco and Osborn Engineering, who have found TIG to be the solution for reliable field work. We in turn, looked far and wide to find industry affiliates with the ethical, professional, and truly responsible manner that these companies possess.

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CONFUSED ABOUT GPNA?

We can answer any questions you have about Green Physical Needs Assessments or Energy Audits.

InspectUS™ - Housing Inspection Software

InspectUS makes it easy for anyone to document and report property, building and unit deficiencies based on the latest UPCS (Uniform Physical Condition Standards). InspectUS Housing Inspection Software Can Be Used In:
  • Pre-REAC inspections
  • Rental housing inspections
  • Apartment inspections
  • Public housing inspections
  • Pre-HUD home inspections
  • UPCS inspections
  • Real estate inspections
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our History

The Inspection Group, Inc. was founded in 1998 to provide HQS and UPCS inspection services to public housing agencies and affordable housing management companies.

Over the years, The Inspection Group has put its unmatched experience to use in developing new inspection­related consulting and training services. We have grown to become a "full­ service" company serving the needs of the Public and Affordable Housing Industry with a wide range of field data collection and analysis tools and services, including:

Appeal Success Rate 92%

Private Client Repeat Business85%

Public 90%

Improved on past performance95%

  • REAC report reviews and score appeals
  • Energy Audits (EA)
  • Physical Needs Assessments (PNA)
  • Green Physical Needs Assessments (GPNA)
  • New UPCS inspection systems installation (including software and procedures)

The Inspection Group, Inc. continues to grow by offering innovative solutions and developing effective new field data collection and analysis tools for both the Public and Private Housing Industry.

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Blog

May 2016
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New REAC Clarifications for 2016

REAC has issued a new document titled UPCS Guidance & Protocol Clarifications which is...
20th May 16
April 2015
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Worth Appealing

One of the “sneaky” REAC defects we often see in larger buildings is the...
8th Apr 15
March 2015
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Arlene’s Attic: Will the REAC Inspector Go On the Roof?

REAC inspectors have unambiguous instructions from HUD to inspect “All flat roofs that have...
2nd Mar 15

Floor Drain Deficiencies are High Scoring

During our Pre-REAC inspections, we remind you that each selected Unit has a limited...
2nd Mar 15

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