Landlords & Renters

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

Information for You

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are human-made and do not occur naturally in drinking water.

Pests in and around our homes can be a nuisance. Pests include insects (e.g. cockroaches, bed bugs, wasps, and garden bugs), rodents (e.g. mice and rats), and weeds.

Lead is a toxic metal that gets into drinking water from lead or galvanized iron pipes and fittings, lead solder, and brass or chrome fixtures.

Most carpet is made with synthetic (human-made) materials. However, carpets can also be made of wool or other natural materials.

Private water supplies are monitored and maintained by their owners, so it is important for them to do their own water testing and maintenance to make sure their drinking water remains safe.

Injuries, accidents, and poisonings are common in homes. Taking the following precautions can help prevent them from happening in your home and help to keep yourself and your family safe.

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