The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new brochure in March 2021 explaining “The dangers of lead in your home and how to protect your family from lead-based paint hazards."
Landlords who utilize the outdated EPA pamphlet in their leasing procedures can face fines.
Federal laws require Landlords to properly disclose any lead paint and lead-based hazards. The Illinois Lead Poisoning Prevention Act provides further obligations to Illinois landlords.
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