The Needham Housing Authority Maintenance Department upholds the following obligations to its residents:
To deliver the leased premises in a decent, safe and sanitary condition at initial occupancy in conformity with the requirements of Chapter II of the State Sanitary Code.
To provide and maintain in good condition a heating system and to supply legally requisite heat during the period of September 15 through June 15 of each year, unless the Resident is required to supply heating fuel.
To provide and maintain in good condition a hot water heater and to supply legally requisite hot water in sufficient quantity and pressure for ordinary use unless the Tenant is required to supply the fuel.
To provide extermination services as necessary. Resident may be charged for special extermination services required as a consequence of the residents failure to keep premises in a clean and sanitary condition or failure to properly prepare the leased premises for scheduled extermination services.
To maintain the structural elements of the building containing the leased premises.
To maintain the common areas of the building open to the household.
To provide a stove and refrigerator in a safe condition and working order at initial occupancy.
Any resident requiring maintenance assistance during work hours should call the Needham Housing Authority management office at 781-444-3011. This call will generate a work order which will be distributed to a maintenance staff member qualified to effect the repair. Please click HERE to see the linked PDF to review a list of charges applied to certain tenant related maintenance issues.