Lead- Based Paint Disclosure-Housing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Lead-Based Paint Disclosure

NOTE TO RESIDENTS: To fully comply with the Federal EPA regulations regarding communications about use of lead-based paint in residential facilities, the following information is provided to all residents of campus-owned and leased apartment style housing specifically Doherty Apartments, Fairfax Apartments, Roselawn Houses, Shady Oak Apartments, Shirley Apartments, Webster Hall and Woodlawn Apartments. Residents are asked to read Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home before signing your Housing License Agreement.

Lead Warning Statement: Housing built before 1978 may contain lead-based paint. Lead from paint, paint chips, and dust can pose health hazards if not managed properly. Lead exposure is especially harmful to young children and pregnant women. Before renting pre-1978 housing, lessors must disclose the presence of known lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards in the dwelling. Lessees must also receive a federally approved pamphlet on lead poisoning prevention.

Lessor's Disclosure: Carnegie Mellon University has no knowledge of lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards in this leased housing. Carnegie Mellon University has no reports or records pertaining to lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards in this leased housing.

Lessee's Acknowledgment: As lessee, I understand that Carnegie Mellon University does not have any report or records pertaining to lead-based paint hazards in my leased housing. I acknowledge that I have read "Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home" online at www2.epa.gov/sites/production/files/documents/pyf_brochure_landscape_color_1-16-13_0.pdf.