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How does the EPA and HUD Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule apply to housing common areas such as stairwells, lobbies, and laundry rooms?

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How does the EPA and HUD Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule apply to housing common areas such as stairwells, lobbies, and laundry rooms?

Answer

Common areas are those areas in multifamily housing structures that are used or are accessible to all occupants. The EPA and HUD Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule requires that sellers and lessors disclose available lead information about common areas so that families can be informed about preventive actions.

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