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Posted inLead Abatement

Only a quarter of Cleveland homes covered by a 2019 law have met lead-safe requirements

Cleveland’s 2019 lead poisoning law imposed requirements on landlords and homeowners.
One key regulation required landlords who owned Cleveland properties built before 1978 to earn lead-safe certification on their rental units by March 2023. Landlords who did not comply with the new law could be ticketed, fined and charged with a misdemeanor in criminal court.