Rental Housing Regulations

Filing a Complaint

  1. Structural Issues
  2. Nuisance Issues
  3. Over-Occupancy

Structural Conditions and Fire Code


Complaints dealing with the structural conditions of the rental property or the number of unrelated occupants in apartment units are investigated by Centre Region Code Administration Office. To initiate a complaint of this type contact the Code office at (814) 231-3056.
  1. Information for Renters/Tenants

    1. Fair Housing Protection

      When renting or selling housing, it is illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion, age (40 and over), ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, etc.

  2. Information for Rental Property Owners

    1. Rental Reference for Landlords & Owners

      Basic information all State College Borough rental property owners and persons-in-charge should know.

    2. Rental Housing Permits

      All rental housing in the Borough is required to have a rental permit and is regulated by the International Property Maintenance Code and Fire Prevention Code.

    3. Rental Housing Inspections

      The Centre Region Code Administration inspects all rental housing to ensure compliance with the local codes and regulations. All rental properties are inspected at least once every 36-months.

    4. Rental Housing Permit Suspension

      What you should know about the the Nuisance Property Ordinance and the rental housing permit suspension process

    5. CRCA Rental Housing Program

  3. Nuisance Properties

    1. Assessment of Points

      Description of how points are assessed for rental housing permit suspension procedures.

    2. View Points Assigned & Pending

      View how many points have been assessed at a particular rental property.

  4. Property Maintenance Code

    Link to the Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code.

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