PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island property management company has been ordered by the US EPA to pay a penalty of $21,857 and perform an additional project valued at $210,000 to settle allegations that it violated federal lead disclosure laws.
This settlement requires involves the mitigation of lead-based paint hazards in more than 40 residential properties in and around Providence.
The EPA asserted that the company violated the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act by failing to notify prospective tenants about potential lead-paint hazards in housing owned by the company.