Lead in Cambridge Story Map


Lead Paint

The presence of lead paint in homes built before 1978 still exists in Cambridge. Read the following story journal to protect your family from exposure and learn how the City of Cambridge can help make your home lead-safe.

The new Lead in Cambridge story map cascade explains how Massachusetts and Cambridge government work together to alleviate the ongoing lead paint problem in the city. This comprehensive resource details how families can protect their children, identify lead hazards and reduce exposure to lead, along with tips for reducing lead exposure in pre-1978 homes, and explains the difference between deleading vs. renovation, and repair and painting.