Account
Get our app
Account Sign up Sign in

Make your Free
Lead Disclosure Statement

If you're a landlord leasing a property built before 1978, you will likely need a Lead Disclosure Statement. Older homes are full of character and charm, but they may have lead-based paint. If you... Read More

Make document
Sample Lead Disclosure Statement Template
How It Works About Document Related Documents

How It Works

Create your document

Create your document

Answer a few simple questions to make your document in minutes

Save, print & share

Save, print & share

Save progress and finish on any device; download & print anytime

Sign & make it legal

Sign & make it legal

Securely sign online and invite others to sign

Making a Lead Disclosure Statement

  • What is a Lead Disclosure Statement?

    If you're a landlord leasing a property built before 1978, you will likely need a Lead Disclosure Statement. Older homes are full of character and charm, but they may have lead-based paint. If you know, or suspect, that the property has lead-based paint, you can use a Lead Disclosure Statement to limit your liability. A Lead Disclosure Statement is required by law, and can help you avoid a penalty.


    Use the Lead Disclosure Statement document if:

    • You're a landlord leasing property built before 1978.
    • You've fallen in love with a rental property built before 1978 and want to rent it.

    In addition to the Lead Disclosure Statement, landlords must also provide a tenant with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) pamphlet entitled "Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home." The regulation does not require the landlord to have the property inspected, but only to disclose information they may already have about lead in the property. The landlord and tenant (and agent, if involved) signing a lease are required to sign the Lead Disclosure Statement, and the landlord must retain the signed form for at least three years as proof that they have followed the rules.

    Other names for this document: Lead Warning and Disclosure Statement, Lead Paint Disclosure Form, Lead Disclosure

Related Documents

Ask a lawyer

Our On Call attorneys are here for you.
Characters remaining: 600
Rocket Lawyer On Call® Attorneys

WHY ROCKET LAWYER?

Easy legal documents at your fingertips

Answer a few simple questions to make your document in minutes

Easily customizable
Make unlimited revisions and copies. Sign digitally. Share and print anytime.
Legal and reliable
Our documents are vetted by lawyers and legal staff, so you can use them with confidence.
Document Defense Shield
Added protection with Document Defense®
If there's a dispute, an On Call attorney can respond on your behalf. Included in your Premium plan.
Try Rocket Lawyer free for 7 days
Make your Premium document today and get back to doing what you love.

Looking for something else?