REPORT: Making PHL’s Lead Disclosure Law Universal Will Protect Babies

Childhood lead poisoning disrupts the chance at a healthy and happy life for too many young children in Philadelphia – particularly minority children. Although the City of Philadelphia has made progress in reducing childhood lead poisoning rates and has recently taken steps toward increasing primary and secondary prevention measures, there are still too many children poisoned each year.

To ensure that more children are protected from serious injury by lead poisoning, we must modify the Lead Paint Disclosure Law to include all pre-1978 rental units. 

READ THE REPORT: Making Philadelphia Lead Disclosure Law Universal Will Improve the Health of Babies