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As a seller and lessor, what if I'm selling target housing?

Question (23002-33213)

As a seller and lessor, what if I'm selling target housing?

Answer

Property owners who sell target housing must:

  • Disclose all known lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards in the housing and any available reports on lead in the housing;
  • Give buyers the EPA pamphlet "Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home";
  • Include certain warning language in the contract as well as signed statements from all parties verifying that all requirements were completed;
  • Retain signed acknowledgments for 3 years, as proof of compliance; and
  • Give buyers a 10-day opportunity to test the housing for lead.

 

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