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HUD Properties Health & Safety Issues
Section 8 Project-Based Assistance / Health & Safety Issues
The HCA 1.800.453.5511 poster is available in the following languages:
PDF file English 2010 version (file size 178 k)
PDF file Korean (file size 109 k)
PDF file Russian (file size 134 k)
PDF file Spanish (file size 124 k)
PDF file Vietnamese (file size 121 k)
Posters: Learn about Bedbugs
PDF file ​Bedbug Poster - English
PDF file Bedbug Poster - Spanish

If you are aware of any health and safety issues at your HUD project-based subsidized property, which is in the HUD Contract Administration (HCA) portfolio, please call 1.800.453.5511 (Monday through Friday), 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

View list of Compliance Officers responsible for each site.

PDF file Section 8 Property Monitored List
HCA staff will respond to the messages within one hour of receipt for life threatening health and safety issues; and two business days of receipt for non-life threatening health and safety issues.

HUD Safety Hotline Poster Download 


Health and safety issues may include:
  • Air Quality
  • Propane/natural gas/methane gas detected
  • Electrical hazards-exposed wires/open panels/broken/missing face plates
  • Plumbing equipment not functioning/toilets/drains/faucets
  • Tripping hazards on the property or inside a residence
  • Missing/non-functional fire extinguishers
  • Flammable materials improperly stored
  • Hazards
  • Sharp edges
  • Infestation
  • Rats/mice/vermin
  • Leaking water-pipes/ceiling/walls
  • Mold and/or mildew observed
  • Sewer odor detected
  • Water leaks on/near electrical equipment
  • Elevator non-functional/unreliable/dangerous
  • Emergency/fire exits blocked/unuseable
  • Missing exit signs
  • Garbage and debris-accumulation of garbage and/or debris exceeding the capacity of the storage area, or not stored in an area sanctioned for such use (indoors/outdoors)
  • General defects or hazards that pose risk of bodily injury
  • Tripping
  • Insects
  • Rusty/impure water
  • Unsafe appliances/sparks/shorts/non-functional
  • Broken windows or doors
  • Entry doors or windows that won´t lock

For more information, contact:
Rhonda Crawford, HCA Section Manager
HCA Fax line: 503-986-6705