City of Rochester Lead Ordinance
Requires that all pre-1978 rental homes be assessed for lead hazards. FREE lead inspections are available by request for anyone residing in the City of Rochester. Property owners are required by federal law to address lead hazards using EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) lead-safe certified firms.
Monroe County Department of Public Health Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Provides medical case management and educational outreach, conducts environmental investigations, responds to complaints of improper/unsafe lead hazard control activities, and issues Cease and Desist Orders to stop unsafe practices.
Offers a loan program that provides resources to make repairs to owner-occupied houses, including lead paint remediation. Available to homeowners in Monroe County.
Monroe County Department of Public Health Lead Hazard Control Grant
Provides financial assistance up to $11,000 to eligible City of Rochester homeowners to address lead hazards as well as “Healthy Home” interventions.
The Housing Council at Pathstone
Provides lead information, landlord education, foreclosure prevention, pre-purchase counseling and fair housing education in the City of Rochester.
City of Rochester 2016 Lead Hazard Control Program
Provides financial assistance for property owners to address lead hazards up to $32,000 (depending upon the number of units in the structure) in the City of Rochester.