Possible Signs of Hoarding Behavior
- Malodorous/dirty individual or clothing.
- Blinds closed/shades drawn at residence all the time.
- House appears closed off. Do not observe people coming and going much.
- Unusual resistance to use of home-based services.
- Long-term neglect of home maintenance.
- Excessive collection and storage of items in the residence, yard, automobile, etc.
- Malodorous smell emanating from the residence.
- Utility shut-offs.