Laws, Regulations, and Guidance
Michigan Laws and Regulations
Click here for details on Michigan-specific rules
- Lead Abatement Act (amended December 21, 2004)
- Lead Hazard Control Rules (R 325.99101 - 325.99409), revised September 26, 2007
- Interpretive Guidance and FAQs revised August 26, 2014
- MIOSHA Lead in Construction Standard
Federal Lead Standards
- HUD/EPA Real estate Disclosure rule (1018)
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). The Consumer Product Safety Commission's list of recalled items is also available.
Links to Legislative Websites
- Documents to aid Inspectors and Risk Assessors to do compliant work.
- Lead Inspection and Risk Assessment Report Compliance Checklist .
LANDLORD PENALTY LAW
If a child with an elevated blood lead level is identified in your rental unit you are responsible for ensuring that lead hazards identified in the elevated blood lead level report have been properly addressed. The following must be followed to avoid receiving penalties assessed through the Michigan Lead Abatement Act.
- If you conduct the work on your rental unit you must be certified through the EPA RRP Program or certified through the Michigan Lead Abatement Program, depending on the method used to correct the hazard, you must follow applicable laws to ensure lead safe work practices are conducted.
- Hire a lead abatement contractor, please see the following list of certified contractors.
- Check eligibility for work through the Lead Safe Home Program, please see webpage for details.
- Any questions regarding compliance with the Landlord Penalty Act please email HHSInfo@michigan.gov or call 517-335-9390.