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Lead Paint Information for Families

There is a lead law in Massachusetts that requires the deleading or interim control of lead hazards existing in homes built before 1978 where children under six reside. Owners are responsible for complying with the Lead Law and paying the costs to delead. This includes owners of rental property as well as owners living in their own single-family or multi-family home.

Property owners can contact the Massachusetts Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to get a list of licensed lead inspectors to check for lead paint. Tenants with children under age six can call their local Lead Poisoning Prevention Program or Health Department and ask for a free lead inspection or determination.

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