NSPIRE Final Rule Published : A New Era Begins for Commercial Building Inspections

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) got the NSPIRE final rule published, and has put forth a game-changing regulation that will redefine how we conduct and evaluate physical inspections in HUD-assisted housing. The final rule for the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE), promises to strengthen HUD’s physical […]

The NSPIRE Requirement that Nobody is Talking About

There is so much talk about NSPIRE these days, but there is one NSPIRE requirement that nobody seems to be emphasizing: NSPIRE will significantly increase the number of mandatory 24 hour repairs, and will require that nearly every other defect be repaired within 30 days. For landlords and property managers, this means that they must […]

Updates on NSPIRE Implementation for Public Housing in 2023

Latest Updates on NSPIRE Implementation On October 31, 2022, some of us at The Inspection Group joined representatives from HUD along with PHA staff and private management companies in Cleveland, Ohio to hear more about the rollout of NSPIRE and recent developments related to the standard. The short version of the story is that HUD […]

What is NSPIRE? The New National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate

The Inspection Group offers consulting and support services to help clients with building inspections, along with providing key information and understanding about changes to how inspections work. In 2023 the REAC inspection protocols are being replaced by NSPIRE (National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate), which features new standards, protocols, and procedures for […]

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