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Pro-Active Lead Inspections

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DOEE's Lead Compliance and Enforcement Branch conducts Pro-Active Lead Inspections at multifamily properties built before 1978. The program focuses on primary prevention and aims to prevent children from being exposed to lead poisoning and educating property managers/owners of the District’s lead law. The fundamental goals of the inspection are:

  1. To protect children from lead exposure in multifamily properties; and
  2. To eliminate potential lead-based paint hazards before they can negatively impact the health of children living within these properties.

Special attention is given to repeat offender multifamily properties.

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