Keep Log of Door and Lock Repairs to Boost Safety, Reduce Liability

A resident reports a broken lock in her unit. It's late in the evening, so you decide to wait until the next morning to have it checked out by maintenance staff. That's a mistake you don't want to make, say security experts. Your failure to repair or replace the lock immediately could make you liable if a break-in attempt or other crime involving that resident or her property occurs.

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