Welcome to the City of Ann Arbor Rental Housing Services Web page! Our office inspects all residential rental units in accordance with the Housing Code: Chapter 105. Please use the navigation to the left for additional information.
Pursuant to Section 8:516(4) of the Ann Arbor Municipal Code: "No person shall lease or otherwise make a dwelling or rooming unit available for occupancy if a Certificate of Compliance is not in effect for the unit". Failure to secure the appropriate Certificate of Compliance (CofC) may result in enforcement against the property. This includes any type of advertisement, listing, or occupying the property as a rental.
The function of Rental Housing Services is:
1. To protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the City of Ann Arbor;
2. To protect a diverse housing stock from deterioration; and
3. To accomplish all of the above at the lowest possible housing cost to owners and renters while maintaining code compliance.
Rental Housing Services is a bridge between owner/agents/management companies and tenants. Our office conducts inspections on all rental units within the City of Ann Arbor every 30 months and issue a Certificate of Compliance to each property that passes inspection.
Hard copies of Certificates of Compliance, Inspection Notices and Inspection Reports are only available through eTRAKiT. (Instructions for accessing eTRAKiT are found on the left side of this page.) It is particularly important that Property Registrations are updated with current and accurate email addresses.
Rental Housing Inspectors:
Rental Housing inspectors may be reached by phone Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. However, they are conducting inspections 95% of the time. The best time to reach them by phone is 7:30-8:30am
Pete Held, 734.649-3309 (cell)
Art Cartes, 734-412-5751 (cell)
Stacy Fountain 734-496-0039 (cell)
Derrick Hutton-Kinsey 734-474-8894 (cell)
Stephen Woelke 734-649-8150 (cell)