City Council Votes on Lead Exposure Laws

Posted on August, 24 2023

New York City Council recently passed five bills regarding lead paint exposure which expand on current lead-based hazard remediation requirements.

Specifically, any dwelling where a child under six years old lives must complete lead remediation work by July 1, 2027 and/or prior to the unit having new tenants. The City’s lead-based paint hazard inspections will be proactive instead of being based on complaints issued by the public. The legislation’s goal is to protect current and future residents.

To read more see the City Council’s press release.