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Healthy Homes & Healthy Communities



Several local, state and federal laws aim to reduce and eliminate lead hazards and poisoning.

Illinois and local lead laws

The Benchbook, developed by the Loyola Civitas ChildLaw Center's Policy Institute, summarizes and compiles Chicago, Illinois and federal laws on lead poisoning.

Federal laws

Several federal laws exist to raise awareness and protect families from exposure to lead from paint, dust, and soil.