Know Your Rights
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 legally not allowed to retaliate against a tenant who requests a lead inspection.
Read the City of Rochester Lead Ordinance.