ASTM recently published ASTM E2018-15, the update to the Standard Guide for Property Condition Assessments (PCA). Revisions involved the simplification and reorganization of existing guidance, new definitions, and the elimination of the recommended table of contents. The standard’s ADA checklist was also updated to reflect changes published in 2010, and a screening checklist for the preliminary evaluation of compliance with Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) requirements was introduced. Additionally, the previous version of E2018 (ASTM E 2018-08) included out-of-scope considerations noted in various sections; these have now been consolidated into Section 11.
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