Make All Neighborhoods Healthy Places

10.

  • Protect against childhood lead poisoning. If you have a child under the age of 6 and live in a building with 3 or more apartments, your landlord MUST inspect and safety fix peeling paint – at no cost to you. Keep young children away from peeling paint and renovation work.
  • Prevent window falls. Owners of building with 3 or more apartments must supply, install and maintain window guards in apartments where 10 years or younger live.
  • Protect against pest infestations. Insects and rodents damage homes and make allergies and asthma worse. Chemicals people us to get rid of them also cause problems. Your can control pests safely! See more information and Help to find out how.
  • Use smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Owner of building with 3 or more apartments and 1- or 2- family homes must properly install smoke detectors – at no cost to you.

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