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When a buyer may not get a lead-based paint addendum

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12/23/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

When is a seller not required to provide the Addendum for Seller’s Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and Lead-Based Paint Hazards as Required by Federal Law to a buyer?

A seller does not have to provide the addendum in the following situations:

  • Property constructed on or after Jan. 1, 1978
  • Property sold at foreclosure
  • A dwelling where the living area is not separated from the sleeping area (such as efficiency apartments, dormitory housing, or individual rooms)
  • Housing for elderly or disabled residents where no child under six years old resides or is expected to reside.

There are also exceptions for rental properties, which you can read about in the Legal FAQs on

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