Federal law requires landlords renting older buildings to disclose the presence and risks of lead in the apartment, and some states require similar disclosures about asbestos and other hazardous materials. Landlords may be liable for health effects caused by these chemicals if they knew and failed to disclose it, depending on the chemical and jurisdiction...
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