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Lead Safe Residential Rental Requirements in Toledo

What You and Your Clients Need to Know

1. Legislation passed on August 16, 2016

2. All single-family rental properties, duplexes, family child care homes, and rental structures with up to four units built prior to 1978 are affected by the ordinance and must be inspected and obtain a Lead Safe Certificate

3. To obtain a Lead Safe Certificate, an owner or owner’s agent must:

4. Lead Safe Certificates will expire:

5. Lead Safe Inspection:

6. If a Residential Rental Property or Family Child Care Home Maintenance Hazards Report is issued:

7. Local lead inspectors cannot inspect properties they own

8. The Lead Safe Ordinance does NOT require lead paint, for example, to be fully removed

9. The law goes into effect on September 16, 2016 and landlords have until September 16, 2017 to become compliant

10. Owners with more than 10 properties may request an additional year to fully comply as long as they have registered 10 structures before September 16, 2017

11. Anyone found in violation shall be subject to a $50 per day administrative fine per dwelling unit with a maximum penalty of $10,000 per year per dwelling unit

12. LMHA and Section 8 properties are exempt from the ordinance

13. Persons who need information immediately may contact the Toledo Lucas County Health Department at 419-213-4100 (option 3)

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