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Dilapidated Housing

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A housing unit that does not provide safe and adequate shelter and in its present condition endanger the health, safety or well-being of the occupants. HUD and the Census Bureau quantify this as a building having one or more critical defects or a number of intermediate defects that would require substantial construction to repair.