Lead-based paint was widely used before 1978 but has since been proven to be a health hazard, particularly for small children. The following information can acquaint you with some of the issues related to lead-based paint hazards and give local resources to deal with lead-based paint issues.
All HUD-assissted housing projects are required to comply with the guidance that has been provided on addressing lead paint hazards in residential properties. These reference materials will help explain federal regulations regarding lead-based paint.
Training and Guidelines for real estate/building professionals: