Hoarding is the extreme and persistent collection of possessions or trash inside a dwelling (newspapers, trash, unopened sale items, clothing, paper, rotting food and even animals), which creates a dangerous living situation and may impact health, wellness, or quality of life for occupants.
Did you know that hoarded structures can create fire hazards and create other dangerous living environments for the residents and animals who live in them?
Watch the Hoarding Mini Series:
- Part One: The Dangers, Signs, and Symptoms
- Part Two: Tunnel Vision - A Hoarding Mindset
- Part Three: Resources and Assistance
- A Message of Hope from a Fairfax County Resident