Landlords & Renters

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Find resources for Vermont landlords and renters, including health information and legal requirements for property owners and tenants.

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The Health Department Lab tests for radon, blue green algae and for bacteria in water.

The water test(s) to be ordered depends on the source of your water.

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas at room temperature. It sometimes has a noticeable smell.

Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used in building construction materials for insulation and as a fire retardant.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory can perform total coliform/E.coli bacterial testing on any public water supply or private well

Lead is a highly toxic metal. It was commonly used in paint in buildings built before 1978 as well as in other household, industrial, and automobile products.

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