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Seller, Lessor, and Agent Responsibilities


Real Estate Agent

If you are selling or renting out a home or apartment built before 1978 you are required (with certain exceptions) under Federal Law to inform the prospective homeowner and tenant about any known lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards.  The prospective homeowner should also have the opportunity to inspect the home before the agreement of sale is signed. You must also:

For more information about this law call 1-800-424-LEAD or visit http://www.epa.gov/lead/laws-regs/index.html

Region 3 The Mid-Atlantic States


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