December 3, 2012 by Baltimore Slumlord Watch
From the Maryland Department of the Environment:
MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency of statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing of registered and inspected units and provides blood lead surveillance through a registry of test results of all children tested in Maryland. Alleged violations typically involve a failure to register properties or meet lead risk reduction standards. The following actions were for properties alleged to be out of compliance with lead risk reduction standards:
- Joseph Beran Sr. – 2 affected properties, $30,000 for alleged violations.
- Jeffrey Smith and Christine Smith – 1 affected property, $16,500 for alleged violations.
- Donna Sekora and Heather Sekora – 11 affected properties, $31,500 for alleged violations.
- William Chaiffre and Norma Chaiffre – 3 affected properties, $15,000 for alleged violations.
- Roy K. Potter – 4 affected properties, $27,500 for alleged violations.
- Peter S. Lee and Grace Lee – 5 affected properties, $16,500 for alleged violations.
- 2114 Lake, LLC – 2 affected properties, $15,000 for alleged violations.
- Christopher E. Hart – 2 affected properties, $15,750 for alleged violations.
- Byron G. Fullerton and Pamela E. Fullerton – 3 affected properties, $70,000 for alleged violations.