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HUD Issues Updated Guidance to Help Housing Providers Reduce Childhood Lead Poisoning

September 04, 2012 Print ShareThis

WASHINGTON - To help ensure families protect their children from lead poisoning, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced new Guidelines on how to identify and control lead-based paint and related hazards in housing, and to help property owners, government agencies, and private contractors sharply reduce childhood exposure to lead without unnecessarily increasing the cost of renovation. This second edition of the Guidelines replaces the 1995 edition.

This press release was originally posted to the HUD.gov website. Read the full press release here.

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