Unlike federal laws around paint hazards or mold,there are no landlord-specific disclosuresregarding asbestos exposure in rental properties.
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Should I buy a house with asbestos siding?
Older homes likely contain asbestos siding (if they have siding), roofing, and insulation. How much should it worry you if asbestos is present? And should you buy a house if you find asbestos is in the siding? The short answer is that the presence of asbestos siding is most likely safe as a siding material.
Where can asbestos be found in a rental property?
Asbestos in rental properties may be found in: 1 Casings for electrical wires 2 Ceiling and floor tiles 3 Cement 4 Drywall 5 Insulation materials 6 Paint 7 Plaster 8 Roofing materials More …
What is asbestos abatement in rental properties?
Asbestos Abatement in Rental Properties Because of the asbestos in apartments and rentals, many older buildings are now undergoing asbestos abatement, which is the removal of known, unstable asbestos to prevent dangers down the line. This work is generally carried out in a controlled way to ensure the least amount of disruption and harm.
Does a landlord have to remove asbestos from a house?
Asbestos usually accumulates in old floor tiles, ceiling tiles, roof shingles, siding, old insulation (near boilers, ducts, pipes, sheeting, fireplaces), pipe cement, heating duct wrap, and other parts of the home. Landlords don have to remove the asbestos if it not in danger of becoming airborne.