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Does this rule increase my liability for future lead poisoning on my property?

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Does this rule increase my liability for future lead poisoning on my property?

Answer

In some cases, disclosure may actually reduce the owner’s liability since occupants may be able to prevent exposure from the beginning. Under the Real Estate Notification and Disclosure rule, however, sellers, landlords, or agents who fail to provide the required notices and information are liable for triple the amount of damages.  42 U.S.C. § 4852d(b)(3).

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