The City of Rochester Lead Ordinance requires that all pre-1978 rental homes be assessed for lead hazards. FREE lead inspections are available by request for anyone residing in the City of Rochester. Property owners are required by federal law to address lead hazards using EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) lead-safe certified firms. Landlords are […]
Provides medical case management and educational outreach, conducts environmental investigations, responds to complaints of improper/unsafe lead hazard control activities, and issues Cease and Desist Orders to stop unsafe practices. (585) 753-5087 Get more information.
Provides financial assistance up to $11,000 to eligible City of Rochester homeowners to address lead hazards as well as “Healthy Home” interventions. (585) 428-6963 Get more information about the grant.
Provides information concerning environmental exposures in children, pregnant or lactating women and women planning a pregnancy. Learn more about the Finger Lakes Children’s Environmental Health Center.
Evaluates and provides medical treatment for children with elevated blood lead levels. The center focuses on educating the public about lead poisoning prevention. Visit the Resource Center.
Provides lead information, landlord education, foreclosure prevention, pre-purchase counseling and fair housing education in the City of Rochester. Get more information on the Housing Council at PathStone.
A booklet to help homeowners and parents understand sources of lead, how to get children tested, identifying lead hazards, and how to protect their families. Get the booklet.
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