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Lead Paint

In 1992, Congress passed the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act. This law requires landlords and sellers to give you any information they have about lead paint before selling or leasing the property to you. more...

Lead Paint Poisoning in Kentucky: Questions and Answers

What are the symptoms and causes of lead poisoning? There may be no symptoms, or symptoms that are non-specific - headaches, irritability, fatigue, lack of appetite, stomach ache; poor attention span, poor memory, and sleeping for long periods. Adults can have reduced fertility and increased miscarriages, or high blood pressure. Long-term effects in children are mental retardation, behavioral problems, impaired coordination/reaction times, weakened muscles, convulsions, coma or death. more...