Lead Poisoning Report: New York Has Gone 14 Years Without A Single Enforcement Action on Private Lead Inspection Law

September 25, 2018

Community Justice, Environmental Justice, Healthy Homes, Legislative, Media Coverage, News, Press Release

Cover of NYLPI's Lead Loopholes report shows peeling lead paint

New York City’s regulators have not taken a single enforcement action against any landlord for failing to conduct annual lead inspections in the 14 years since the city passed an ambitious lead poisoning prevention law in 2004, according to a new report on children’s lead poisoning by NYLPI and a coalition of environmental and housing groups.

Read the press release here, and the full report here.

Read coverage in the New York Post here, Crain’s hereThe Real Deal here and The Jewish Voice here.  You can also listen to a clip of Environmental Justice Director Rachel Spector discussing the report on WNYC, New York’s NPR affiliate, by clicking here.

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