Lead Paint

You can make a complaint about lead paint, including:

  • Peeling or chipped paint in an apartment in a building with three or more units and where a child under 6 lives (You must provide your contact information)
  • Possible lead paint dangers in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartment
  • Peeling lead paint in a one- or two-family home
  • Lead dust hazards from renovation or repair work

New York City law requires that the repair of lead paint hazards be done by trained workers using safe work practices. Dry sanding and dry scraping of lead paint is not allowed.