Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 55. Housing, Public Buildings, Urban Renewal, and Regional Housing Authorities
Section 750. Municipality May Repair, Etc., Dwellings Unfit For Habitation.
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AS 18.55.750. Municipality May Repair, Etc., Dwellings Unfit For Habitation.

When a municipality finds that a dwelling exists that is unfit for human habitation due to dilapidation, defects increasing the hazard of fire, accident, or other calamity, lack of ventilation, light or sanitary facilities, or another condition, including one of those set out in AS 18.55.860 that makes the dwelling unsafe or insanitary, or dangerous or detrimental to the health, safety, or morals, or otherwise inimical to the welfare of the residents of the municipality, the municipality may require or cause the repair, closing, or demolition or removal of the dwelling in the manner provided in AS 18.55.480 - 18.55.960.

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