The term “habitability” refers to the condition of a building in which people can reside without conditions that may pose serious danger to their health or safety.
“In common usage, habitability connotes livability. That which is habitable protects its occupants from the elements and provides a reasonably safe haven for rest.” Bodan v. Fickett, 24 Pa. D. & C. 3d 115 (1982)
“[T]he term ‘habitability’ means a safe, sanitary, healthy, usable and tenantable living and working environment fit for occupancy by human beings.” Jaber v. Endurance American Specialty Ins. Co., 2020 WL 10357150 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 3, 2020).