Renovation, Repair and Painting Program: Resources
If you are a renovation firm, then we recommend you read through all of the subjects below to learn how to fulfill your legal requirements to protect yourself, your employees and your clients from the dangers of lead exposure.
This page contains helpful resources to aid in your understanding of EPA's Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Program and provide useful tools to help you comply with those requirements.
- Renovate Right: Important Lead Hazard Information for Families, Child Care Providers and Schools -- General information about legal requirements for safe lead practices for homeowners, tenants, child care providers and parents during renovation activities.
- Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right - EPA's Lead-based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program -- A handbook for contractors, property managers, and maintenance personnel working in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978.
- Steps to LEAD SAFE Renovation, Repair and Painting -- Information for contractors and homeowners on how to plan for and complete a home renovation, repair or painting project in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities using lead-safe work practices.
- Paint Chip Collection Guide -- A guide for certified renovators for the collection and submission of paint chip samples for analysis by a laboratory recognized by the National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (NLLAP). Please note that your state may have further restrictions on this activity.
- Pre-Renovation Disclosure Form -- A sample of the form to be signed by the owner or tenant confirming that they received a copy of the lead pamphlet before renovations begin.
- Renovation Notice and Record of Tenant Notification Procedures -- Samples of the forms used to notify occupants of renovation activities in the common area(s) of multi-family housing.
- Sample Test Kit Documentation Form -- Sample form to document tesk kit sampling results.
- Sample Record Keeping Checklist -- To make recordkeeping easier, EPA has developed this checklist to help contractors comply with the renovation recordkeeping requirements that became effective April 22, 2010.
- 40 CFR Part 745 -- Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention in Certain Residential Structures Exit
- Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 | (TXT) Exit
- Learn more about the history of the RRP Rule
- Read about additional requirements for work in federally assisted housing Exit
- Renovation program newsletter archive
- Get RRP outreach materials for contractors
- Get information on purchasing EPA-recognized lead paint test kits
- Confused about the difference between abatement and RRP?
- Fee information
- Information on renovation/repairs resulting from natural disasters