The lease shall provide that the landlord and the tenant, or their respective representatives, shall inspect the dwelling unit prior to commencement of occupancy. The landlord shall furnish the tenant with a written statement of the condition of the dwelling unit and the appliances and equipment provided in the dwelling unit. The landlord and the tenant shall sign the statement, and the landlord shall retain a copy of the statement in the tenant's file. The landlord shall inspect the dwelling unit at the time the tenant vacates it to determine any damage charges in accordance with section 8-68f-8(2) of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. The tenant shall be afforded the opportunity to be present at the inspection, unless the tenant vacates without notice to the landlord.