Lead Paint

CATCH Housing to Restore Old Franklin Mill Building into Apartments

CATCH Housing to restore old Franklin mill building into apartments Many are paint-chipped, broken and boarded up at the moment, but looking through the windows of the former Acme Knitting Machine and Needle Co. site Monday, Caite Foley, CATCH Housing vice president of real estate, laid out a grand vision for how the old mill building will soon be restored.   The 45-unit, nearly $12 million affordable housing project, first conceived of a year ago, expects to have all of...
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Flaking Paint Raises Two Year Old’s Blood Level

Parents rented home in Northfield, NH in 2008 for family that included a 2-year old child. Landlord failed to give family the required lead paint disclosure forms or pamphlet. Landlord knew home was older home with peeling and flaking paint but told family that they could repaint if they wished. The following year, at child’s 3-year “well baby visit”, a blood lead level of 20 mg/dl was discovered and NH DHHS, Childhood Lead Paint Poisoning Division investigated the home and...
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