LEAD-BASED PAINT DISCLOSURE
Every purchaser/lessee of any interest in residential real property on which a residential dwelling was built prior to 1978 is notified that such property may present exposure to lead from lead-based paint that may place young children at risk of developing lead poisoning. Lead poisoning in young children may produce permanent neurological damage, including learning disabilities, reduced intelligence quotient, behavioral problems, and impaired memory. Lead poisoning also poses a particular risk to pregnant women. The seller/lessor of any interest in residential real property is required to provide the buyer/lessee with information on lead-based paint hazards from risk assessments or inspections in the seller/lessor's possession and notify the buyer/lessee of any known lead-based hazards. A risk assessment or inspection for possible lead-based paint hazards is recommended prior to purchase/ lease.