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

If you are maintaining or renovating a building or structure that was built before 1978, lead-safe work practices are required by the Vermont Lead Law and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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.

Mercury is a natural substance that can be found in the environment. At room temperature, metallic mercury is a shiny, silver-white liquid.

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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