Four out of five rentals have yet to comply as Cleveland’s lead-safe law enters next chapter

Image of Robert L. Fischer, PhD (subscription required): Robert Fischer, associate professor at the Mandel School and co-director of the school’s Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, talked about the City of Cleveland’s efforts to proactively fight child lead-poisoning, noting that “as time passes, we’re seeing more and more compliance. But the volume of applications is probably not where we need to be, in order to get to the ultimate goal of lead-safe rental housing in Cleveland in a timely way,” Fischer said.

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