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Lead Based Paint Disclosure Requirements for Rutgers University

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 of particular concern to young children (age 6 and under) 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.

Click here view the EPA’s Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home pamphlets. (Available in English, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Somali, and Vietnamese.)

If you have questions or concerns about lead based paint in Rutgers Housing contact REHS at (732) 445-2550.

Residents of the units listed below must receive Lead Based Paint Disclosure information from Rutgers University Housing prior to moving in. Single room dormitories and studio apartments are not covered by the regulations and therefore residents do not receive disclosure information.

Please contact your campus housing office if you have not received the information and live in one of the following residences:

Apartments
5 Cobb Road
11 Bartlett Street
Sutton Lans Apts.
29 James Street Apts.
Nichols Apts.
Johnson Apts.
77 Bleeker Street Apts.
Residence Life Apartments in Dormitories
CorwinAA Lippincott South Tower
Corwin BB Katzenbach Brett
Corwin CC Gibbons A-I Campbell
Corwin DD Gibbons B-1&2 Clothier
Corwin T Nicholas Demarest
Corwin U Woodbury Hall/BC Ford
Corwin V Allen Frelinghuysen
Corwin W Barr Hardenbergh
Corwin X Mattia Leupp
Corwin Y Metzger Mettler
Jameson C Quad I Pell
Jameson D Quad II Stonier
Jameson H Quad III Tinsley
Helyar House North Tower Voorhees
Corwin D    

The paint in the Newell, Silvers, Marvin, Nichols, and Henderson Apartment complexes was sampled and found to be lead-free. Disclosure information is not required for residents of these apartments.

 

Contacts

Overall Program Management - Peter Skeels, or call 848-445-2550
 
 

 

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