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The Monroe County Health Department has no local rental housing code and functions more as a clearinghouse for information.  A majority of calls are forwarded to the City Housing and Neighborhood Development Office (HAND) who enforce rental property code within the city of Bloomington limits.

Our department provides information and guidance on tenant complaints.  We also provide information regarding the Indiana State rule IC 32-31-7 and IC 32-31-8 Tenant Obligations and Landlord Obligations respectably.  Callers may be directed to Legal Aid Services, Mediation, Monroe County Building Department, Animal Control, Solid Waste Management District and the Mobile Homes Compliance Section of the Indiana State Department of Health when appropriate.

Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND)
Renters Information (City of Bloomington)

To file a complaint through HAND about a property within city limits visit:

Monroe County Community and Justice Mediation Center

Indiana Legal Services

Indiana Code 32-31-7
Tenant Obligations

Indiana Code 32-31-8
Landlord Obligations



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