Understanding Local Law 31: Lead Paint Rules for NYC Landlords

Local Law 31 of 2020 requires NYC landlords to have XRF lead inspections conducted by EPA-certified inspectors to test for the presence of lead-based paint before August 9, 2025, in addition to other updates and requirements.

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New Lead Paint Requirements in NYC: Local Laws 111, 122, and 123

Here is a summary of Local Laws 111, 122, and 123 of 2023 and what building owners and property managers should know in order to stay compliant and avoid lead violations.

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New Lead Paint Laws in NYC: Intro 6-A, Intro 193, and Intro 200

Here’s what landlords and property managers should know about the recently passed lead-paint laws in New York City: Intro 6-A, Intro 193, and Intro 200.

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Clearing HPD Lead Paint violations in NYC

4 Steps to Clear HPD Lead Paint Violations in NYC (2022)

Have you received a notice of violation from HPD for a lead-based paint hazard? In this article, we’ll introduce the common types of lead-based paint violations issued by HPD, when and who they apply to, and how to properly correct and clear them.

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Apartment Turnover Requirements for NYC Landlords – Lead Paint

As a landlord in New York City, it is crucial to understand the requirements for lead-based paint testing and remediation at apartment turnover. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in significant penalties and harm to tenants’ health.

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When to worry about lead paint in your NYC apartment.

Should You Be Worried About Lead Paint in Your NYC Apartment?

Are you renting, buying, or currently living in an apartment in NYC? Here’s what you need to know to protect your family and children from the risks of lead-based paint poisoning.

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Landlords responsibilities when it comes to lead paint removal in NYC

Do Landlords Have to Remove Lead Paint from NYC Apartments?

When a tenant is concerned about possible lead paint in an apartment in New York City, is the landlord responsible for removing the lead paint? The short answer is it depends. Here’s what landlords and tenants should understand about lead paint responsibility in NYC.

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What are “Lead-Based Paint Hazards”?

The term “lead-based paint hazard” refers to lead-contaminated paint that is deteriorated or present in accessible surfaces, friction surfaces, or impact surfaces. In other words, whether or not lead paint is a hazard depends on its condition and location.

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Lead-free and Lead-safe exemption status with HPD.

How to Get an HPD Lead Exemption: Lead Free & Lead Safe (2022)

As a landlord or building owner, getting an¬†HPD lead exemption¬†can significantly lower your lead disclosure and investigation requirements under Local Law 1 of 2004. Here’s everything you need to know in order to apply for Lead Free or Lead Safe exemptions in New York City.

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5 signs you may have lead paint in your home.

How to Identify Lead Paint in Your Home: 5 Steps

If you’re living in, purchasing, or renovating an old home, you might be concerned about you or your family being exposed to lead paint. In this article, we’ll discuss how to identify lead paint in your home and what you can do about it.

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