OMB Approved No. 2900-0041
Respondent Burden: 15 minutes
Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
CASE NUMBER
COMPLIANCE INSPECTION REPORT
NOTE TO BUILDER - Unapproved report left at site for builder's convenience is subject to change. Consult lending institution for OFFICIAL REPORT.
PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION (Include lot and block)
NAME OF BUILDER
NAME AND ADDRESS OF LENDER (Complete mailing address including ZIP Code)
NOTE - The VA case number and other identification (address, lot and block
number) assigned to the property shall be posted on the site and be so located
that the notice can be read from the street. Inability to identify the property may
prevent inspection.
RESPONDENT BURDEN: We need this information to determine, establish
or verify the dwellings compliance with the Minimum Property Requirements
and eligibility for VA Specially Adapted Housing grant stage disbursement.
Title 38, United States Code, allows us to ask for this information. We estimate
that you will need an average of 15 minutes to review the instructions, find the
information, and complete this form. VA cannot conduct or sponsor a
collection of information unless a valid OMB control number is displayed. You
are not required to respond to a collection of information if this number is not
displayed. Valid OMB control numbers can be located on the OMB Internet
page at www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. If desired, you can call
1-800-827-1000 to get information on where to send comments or suggestions
about this form.
PRIVACY ACT INFORMATION - The VA will not disclose information collected on this form to any source other than what has been authorized under the Privacy Act of 1974 or Title 5,
Code of Federal Regulations 1.526 for routine uses (for example: Authorize release of information to Congress when requested on behalf of a Veteran who purchased the home that we
inspected) identified in the VA system of records, 55VA26, Loan Guaranty Home, Condominium and Manufactured Home Loan Applicant Records, Specially Adapted Housing Applicant
Records, and Vendee Loan Applicant Records and published in the Federal Register. Your obligation to respond is mandatory.
1. INSPECTION OF ONSITE BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS WAS MADE AT INSPECTION STAGE CHECKED BELOW
EXCAVATION COMPLETE AND READY FOR
FOUNDATION WALLS COMPLETE
FIRST
FOOTINGS AND FOUNDATIONS
AND READY FOR BACKFILL
BUILDINGS ENCLOSED, STRUCTURAL MEMBERS STILL EXPOSED AND ROUGHING-IN FOR HEATING, PLUMBING, AND ELECTRICAL
SECOND
WORK IN PLACE AND VISIBLE (Individual water supply or sewage disposal system complete and ready for backfill is included in this stage)
ALL DWELLING CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION OF EQUIPMENT, UTILITY CONNECTIONS, AND ANY SPECIFIED ACCESSORY
THIRD
BUILDING GRADING, DRAINAGE PROVISIONS, LANDSCAPING, WALKS, DRIVES, STEPS, OR RETAINING WALLS REPORTED BY THIS
BUILDER AS COMPLETE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF THE CERTIFICATE OF REASONABLE VALUE
REINSPECTIONS
SPECIAL
CONDITION OF CONSTRUCTION AT THIS INSPECTION
A. NO EVIDENCE OF
C. NONCOMPLIANCE-BUILDER WILL
E. DWELLING HABITABLE, BUT COMPLETION OF CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS
NONCOMPLIANCE OBSERVED
COMPLY WITHOUT DELAY
WILL BE DELAYED BY CONDITIONS BEYOND CONTROL. INSPECTION BY
VA COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR REQUIRED
B. SUBSTITUTIONS
D. NONCOMPLIANCE-BUILDER DOES
OR DEVIATIONS
NOT INTEND TO COMPLY
ITEMIZED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
ABOVE ITEMS WILL BE INSPECTED AT NEXT REGULAR INSPECTION
REINSPECTION REQUIRED
COMPLETE THIS ITEM WHEN MAKING THIRD INSPECTION
REVEALED CONDITION
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
AS DEFINED IN ITEM 1, AND DESCRIBED
2. INSPECTION OF OFFSITE IMPROVEMENTS
AS FOLLOWS:
REINSPECTION REQUIRED
3. REINSPECTION OF WORK PREVIOUSLY INSPECTED AT
FIRST
SECOND
THIRD
SPECIAL INSPECTION
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
REVEALED CONDITION
AS DEFINED IN ITEM 1, AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
ESTIMATED COST
PROBABLE DATE OF COMPLETION
4. ESTIMATED COST OF INCOMPLETE ONSITE WORK AS REPORTED AT THIRD
$
INSPECTION OR THEREAFTER UNDER CONDITION E, IN ITEM 1 OR 3 ABOVE
CERTIFICATION - I CERTIFY THAT I have carefully inspected the above property in which I have no interest, present or prospective, and that I have reported
5.
herein all conditions observed to be at variance with VA Minimum Property Requirements, approved plans and specifications, and any specific requirements for offsite
improvements relating to the property inspected.
DATE
SIGNATURE OF DESIGNATED COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR
6. VA REVIEW OF INSPECTION REPORT REVEALED CONDITION
A. PREFINAL REPORT APPROVED
B. ALL IMPROVEMENTS
ACCEPTABLY COMPLETED
DATE
SIGNATURE OF VALUATION OFFICER, OR DESIGNEE
VA FORM
SUPERSEDES VA FORM 26-1839, JUL 2014,
26-1839
OCT 2017
WHICH WILL NOT BE USED.
OMB Approved No. 2900-0041
Respondent Burden: 15 minutes
Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
CASE NUMBER
COMPLIANCE INSPECTION REPORT
NOTE TO BUILDER - Unapproved report left at site for builder's convenience is subject to change. Consult lending institution for OFFICIAL REPORT.
PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION (Include lot and block)
NAME OF BUILDER
NAME AND ADDRESS OF LENDER (Complete mailing address including ZIP Code)
NOTE - The VA case number and other identification (address, lot and block
number) assigned to the property shall be posted on the site and be so located
that the notice can be read from the street. Inability to identify the property may
prevent inspection.
RESPONDENT BURDEN: We need this information to determine, establish
or verify the dwellings compliance with the Minimum Property Requirements
and eligibility for VA Specially Adapted Housing grant stage disbursement.
Title 38, United States Code, allows us to ask for this information. We estimate
that you will need an average of 15 minutes to review the instructions, find the
information, and complete this form. VA cannot conduct or sponsor a
collection of information unless a valid OMB control number is displayed. You
are not required to respond to a collection of information if this number is not
displayed. Valid OMB control numbers can be located on the OMB Internet
page at www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. If desired, you can call
1-800-827-1000 to get information on where to send comments or suggestions
about this form.
PRIVACY ACT INFORMATION - The VA will not disclose information collected on this form to any source other than what has been authorized under the Privacy Act of 1974 or Title 5,
Code of Federal Regulations 1.526 for routine uses (for example: Authorize release of information to Congress when requested on behalf of a Veteran who purchased the home that we
inspected) identified in the VA system of records, 55VA26, Loan Guaranty Home, Condominium and Manufactured Home Loan Applicant Records, Specially Adapted Housing Applicant
Records, and Vendee Loan Applicant Records and published in the Federal Register. Your obligation to respond is mandatory.
1. INSPECTION OF ONSITE BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS WAS MADE AT INSPECTION STAGE CHECKED BELOW
EXCAVATION COMPLETE AND READY FOR
FOUNDATION WALLS COMPLETE
FIRST
FOOTINGS AND FOUNDATIONS
AND READY FOR BACKFILL
BUILDINGS ENCLOSED, STRUCTURAL MEMBERS STILL EXPOSED AND ROUGHING-IN FOR HEATING, PLUMBING, AND ELECTRICAL
SECOND
WORK IN PLACE AND VISIBLE (Individual water supply or sewage disposal system complete and ready for backfill is included in this stage)
ALL DWELLING CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION OF EQUIPMENT, UTILITY CONNECTIONS, AND ANY SPECIFIED ACCESSORY
THIRD
BUILDING GRADING, DRAINAGE PROVISIONS, LANDSCAPING, WALKS, DRIVES, STEPS, OR RETAINING WALLS REPORTED BY THIS
BUILDER AS COMPLETE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF THE CERTIFICATE OF REASONABLE VALUE
REINSPECTIONS
SPECIAL
CONDITION OF CONSTRUCTION AT THIS INSPECTION
A. NO EVIDENCE OF
C. NONCOMPLIANCE-BUILDER WILL
E. DWELLING HABITABLE, BUT COMPLETION OF CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS
NONCOMPLIANCE OBSERVED
COMPLY WITHOUT DELAY
WILL BE DELAYED BY CONDITIONS BEYOND CONTROL. INSPECTION BY
VA COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR REQUIRED
B. SUBSTITUTIONS
D. NONCOMPLIANCE-BUILDER DOES
OR DEVIATIONS
NOT INTEND TO COMPLY
ITEMIZED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
ABOVE ITEMS WILL BE INSPECTED AT NEXT REGULAR INSPECTION
REINSPECTION REQUIRED
COMPLETE THIS ITEM WHEN MAKING THIRD INSPECTION
REVEALED CONDITION
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
AS DEFINED IN ITEM 1, AND DESCRIBED
2. INSPECTION OF OFFSITE IMPROVEMENTS
AS FOLLOWS:
REINSPECTION REQUIRED
3. REINSPECTION OF WORK PREVIOUSLY INSPECTED AT
FIRST
SECOND
THIRD
SPECIAL INSPECTION
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
REVEALED CONDITION
AS DEFINED IN ITEM 1, AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
ESTIMATED COST
PROBABLE DATE OF COMPLETION
4. ESTIMATED COST OF INCOMPLETE ONSITE WORK AS REPORTED AT THIRD
$
INSPECTION OR THEREAFTER UNDER CONDITION E, IN ITEM 1 OR 3 ABOVE
CERTIFICATION - I CERTIFY THAT I have carefully inspected the above property in which I have no interest, present or prospective, and that I have reported
5.
herein all conditions observed to be at variance with VA Minimum Property Requirements, approved plans and specifications, and any specific requirements for offsite
improvements relating to the property inspected.
DATE
SIGNATURE OF DESIGNATED COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR
6. VA REVIEW OF INSPECTION REPORT REVEALED CONDITION
A. PREFINAL REPORT APPROVED
B. ALL IMPROVEMENTS
ACCEPTABLY COMPLETED
DATE
SIGNATURE OF VALUATION OFFICER, OR DESIGNEE
VA FORM
SUPERSEDES VA FORM 26-1839, JUL 2014,
26-1839
OCT 2017
WHICH WILL NOT BE USED.
CONTINUATION OF ITEMS 1, 2 OR 3
INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR
Condition "D." (Noncompliance, builder does not intend to
When making a compliance inspection the inspector must
have at hand reports of any previous inspections, approved plans
comply) is reported when the builder indicates unwillingness or
and specifications, and a statement of any specific requirements
inability to correct or complete items of noncompliance.
for the property to be inspected.
Other required references
Condition "E." (Dwelling habitable, but completion of certain
include HUD regulation in 24 CFR 200.962d. The inspector
improvements will be delayed by conditions beyond control) is
makes a careful examination of all improvements to ascertain
reported only at third inspection or thereafter; e.g. when all
whether or not the work is at the stage of completion required for
building improvements are complete except a concrete driveway,
the inspection being made, whether or not items of
walk and steps, which cannot be poured because of freezing
noncompliance listed on a previous report have been corrected,
weather.
and whether or not there have been any other variations from
plans, specifications or VA Minimum Property Requirements. If
When noncompliance, condition "C", has been checked at first
an inspection has been requested and the work has not progressed
or second inspection, the inspector indicates whether the item to
to such a point that the required inspection can be completed, a
be corrected or completed will be inspected at the next regular
report shall be prepared and distributed in the usual manner;
inspection or whether reinspection will be required. The check
however, the report shall indicate "Reinspection Required". If the
boxes at the bottom of Item 1 are used for this purpose. In these
work has progressed beyond the required inspection stage to such
cases reinspection is required when the work to be inspected will
an extent that significant items to be inspected have been
be concealed before the next regular inspection.
When
concealed, the inspection will be deferred until the concealed
noncompliance or incomplete work, condition "C" or "E", is
work has been uncovered so as to permit satisfactory inspection.
reported at third inspection "Reinspection Required" is checked
The Compliance Inspection Report, VA Form 26-1839, is
in all cases.
completed as follows:
ITEM 2. This item is completed when making the regular
HEADING. The following entries are made: Property street
third inspection described in Item 1. Blank lines are provided for
address or lot and block number, builder's name and address and
reporting inspection findings with respect to offsite improvements
lender's name and address. The case number and veteran's name
such as walks, drives, streets and utilities, specified for the subject
and address are also entered if provided.
property. As in Item 1, condition "A", "B", "C", "D" or "E" is
checked and a description of the condition written in. Where
ITEM 1. The stage of construction at which inspection is
incomplete or unsatisfactory work is reported "Reinspection
being made is indicated by use of the appropriate check box. First
Required" is checked.
inspection is made at one of two alternative stages whichever has
been designated for the subject locality by the VA regional office.
ITEM 3. This item is used for reporting findings revealed by
"Special" inspection is checked in the case of alterations, repairs
an additional inspection occasioned by the requirement for
or additions to existing construction, and the inspector enters a
Reinspection made on a previous report. Entries are made in the
brief description of the stage of construction in the blank lines
manner prescribed under Items 1 and 2 above.
provided. Reinspection is checked in all cases wherein a previous
report has indicated "Reinspection Required".
ITEM 4. When condition "E" has been checked under Item
1 or 3, the inspector enters an estimate of the cost of finishing the
Under "Condition of Construction at this Inspection", the
incomplete onsite work and the expected date of completion. The
appropriate condition or conditions are checked in accordance
cost of any incomplete offsite work is not included.
with the following:
ITEM 5.
All inspection reports (First, Second, Third,
Condition "A." (No evidence of noncompliance observed) is
Special or Reinspection) are completed insofar as the inspector is
checked if the work has progressed to the inspection stage being
concerned by execution of the certification. It is to be noted that
reported upon and has been completed in accordance with plans,
the certification is so worded that final acceptance and approval is
specifications and Minimum Property Requirements. When this
not indicated at any stage. This affords the inspector or regional
condition is indicated, no further entries are made in Item 1 of the
office construction analyst the opportunity of reporting
form.
noncompliance which may have been overlooked at a previous
inspection.
If variations are observed, condition "B", "C", "D" or "E", or a
SUBMISSION OF REPORT. An unapproved copy of all
combination thereof is checked as appropriate. In these instances
reports is left at the job site for the convenience of the builder.
the specific variations are listed in the blank lines provided and
One copy is retained by the inspector for his or her case file. The
itemized by use of the letters "B", "C", "D" or "E", as they may
remaining copy is forwarded directly to the Valuation Officer,
apply. Where appropriate, specific reference to sections of the
regulations should be indicated. If additional space is required,
the carbons may be reversed and the back of the form used.
VA Regional Loan Center.
RECOMMENDATION TO VALUATION OFFICER, VA
Condition "B." (Substitutions or deviations) is reported where
REGIONAL LOAN CENTER.
When a report shows
variations from plans and specifications and/or deviations from
"substitutions or deviations" it must be submitted together with
the applicable Minimum Property Requirements are found to
an itemized statement by the inspector showing dollar differences
exist, regardless of whether or not costs are affected. When the
in construction cost occasioned by such changes.
builder is under contract with a veteran owner, a change order
signed by the veteran must be exhibited if this condition is to be
checked. In these cases the substitution or deviation is listed with
the notation "per veteran's change order".
Condition "C." (Noncompliance, builder will comply without
delay) is reported when unapproved variations are found and the
builder is willing and able to satisfactorily correct or complete the
work during the normal course of construction.
VA Form 26-1839, OCT 2017