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State of a house or property ready for immediate occupancy. In this condition a property must meet all city or governing municipality requirements as a habitable dwelling. Operable plumbing, electricity, locking doors and windows, and passing certain required pest inspections are some of these requirements. Specific rules for determining habitability often vary from location to location. Yet, at the appropriate city agency or department, all requirements must be readily available.


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