Get Ahead of Lead Briefing October 2022

Dear Property Owners,

Furthering our commitment to providing property owners information on their obligations under the law, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) will be publishing a series of quarterly bulletins online and via email. Each bulletin will highlight one aspect of the law and is not meant to comprehensively cover all laws and rules that apply.

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This publication is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. This information is not a complete or final statement of all the duties of owners and tenants regarding laws and rules relating to housing in New York City.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Awareness Week of Events: October 24 – 28, 2022

To commemorate National Lead Poisoning Prevention Awareness Week, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) has collaborated with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and other agencies and community partners to schedule in-person and online events to educate you on New York City’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Act (also known as Local Law 1 of 2004), lead poisoning risks and prevention strategies, working safe around lead, safe construction work, lead and water, hazardous consumer products, and more.

Please join us online or in person!

Scheduled online events (to register, visit:  


  • Monday, October 24, 11am to 12:30pm
    Beyond Lead Paint: Lead in Drinking Water and Other Sources of Lead (English)
  • Tuesday, October 25, 11am to 12pm
    Housing and Lead-Based Paint: An Overview of NYC's Requirements to Protect Young Children from Lead-Based Paint Hazards (English)
  • Wednesday, October 26, 11am to 12pm
    Lead Poisoning Prevention and Working Safely Around Lead (Spanish)
  • Thursday, October 27, 11am to 12:30pm
    CPSC Lead and Toy Safety and Cooking Safely with Your Family: Keeping Lead Out of Your Kitchen (English)
  • Friday, October 28, 11am to 12pm
    Lead Poisoning Prevention and Working Safely ARound Lead (English)

Scheduled in-person events:

Look for the HPD Outreach Van!

  • Monday, October 24
    • Bronx, 2-4pm
      Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
      295 West 231st Street, Bronx, NY 10463
    • Manhattan, 10 am - 1pm
      NYC Health Department
      125 Worth Street, New York, NY 10013
  • Tuesday, October 25
    • Bronx, 10am to 1pm
      Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC), Healthy Families
      2306 Walton Ave, Bronx NY 10468
    • Queens, 10am - 1pm
      Public Health Solutions, Healthy Families of NY
      55-05 Myrtle Ave. Ridgewood, NY 11385
  • Wednesday, October 26
    • Bronx, 1:30 - 4pm
      NYC Health Department Tremonth Neighborhood Health Action Center
      1826 Arthur Ave. Bronx, NY 10457
    • Manhattan, 9am - 1pm
      Community League of the Heights (CLOTH)
      West 159th Street (Amsterdam Ave. and Broadway)
      New York, NY 10032
  • Thursday, October 27
    • Brooklyn, 10:30am - 1pm
      955 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn NY 11226
    • Queens, 10am - 2pm
      Sheltering Arms and Family Services, Healthy Families
      91st Ave and Merrick Blvd. Jamaica NY 11432
  • Friday, October 28
    • Bronx, 10am - 1pm
      Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, Inc.
      863 Prospect Ave. Bronx NY 10459
    • Queens, 10am - 1pm
      Chhaya Community Development Corp
      121-18 Liberty Ave Richmond Hill NY 11419
    • Queens, 3- 6pm
      Chhaya Community Development Corp
      73-15 Broadway, Diversity plaza, Queens NY 11372

For more information about New York City’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Act (also known as Local Law 1 of 2004) and its requirements for rental property owners, visit: