The HUD/EPA disclosure rule requires you to give our the pamphlet: "Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home" to people before hey rent or buy pre-1978 housing. Owners of rental housing must disclose information about lead paint hazards to potential renters before a lease is signed. Sellers must disclose information about any known lead-based paint or lead=based paint hazards before selling a home.
Lead dust generated by traditional renovation work can cause lead poisoning in children, pregnant women, yourself, other workers, and even pets. There are simple, practical ways to reduce this risk
Tips When Working on an Older Home
Work Smart: Test work areas for lead paint before you renovate, repair or paint
Work Wet: Mist areas with water before sanding or scraping
Work Clean: Wet wipe or mop, use a HEPA vacuum to clean up paint chips and dust