Linn County Healthy Homes responds to housing complaints in the unincorporated areas of the county. The Linn County Property Maintenance Regulations Ordinance provides the basis for this program. The ordinance incorporates the 2003 International Property Maintenance Code. Founded nuisance complaints are resolved through consultation and/or regulatory authority.
Linn County Healthy Homes can provide education material for issues located in the incorporated areas of Linn County, but does have regulatory authority in these areas.
Tenants and landlords have rights and responsibilities defined by the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act and the Manufactured Home Communities or Mobile Home Parks Landlord and Tenant Law. In general, if a renter has concerns about their unit (mold, poor repair, etc), the renter should put it in writing and give the landlord seven days to repair. If repairs are not made, contact the local housing authority.