Cambridge Virtual Meeting Tues Mar 17: Deleading Overview

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03/17/2020 6:30 PM - 03/17/2020 8:00 PM
Deleading is easier than ever, and more important than ever. Changes in 2017 reduced the cost to landlords, but also changed the legal definition of lead poisoning, increasing our liability. This segment will give the basics of lead remediation: why lead is hazardous, where we find lead, and how to eliminate the hazard. We will review deleading methods, letters of interim control, and certificates of deleading compliance. This is not a moderate risk deleader training. Attendees will learn about the DIY deleading training that is available (typically, 12 hours), and will also learn about the costs and benefits of hiring professionals. Lastly, because this is a landlording event, we will talk about deleading with residents in the unit, how to navigate the arrival of children, and how to ensure both you and your renters stay happy and healthy. This part of the presentation will be given by MassLandlords staff.
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Tuesday, March 17th

Cambridge Virtual Meeting Agenda

  • 5:30pm Sign-in and Networking
    • Networking draws from Cambridge, Boston, Somerville, Arlington, Belmont, Watertown, and Malden.
  • 6:00pm Buffet Dinner
  • 6:30p We will attempt to have a few minutes of networking chit-chat before the meeting starts. Not sure how well it will work.
  • 6:40pm Executive Director Doug Quattrochi with the MassLandlords Business Update
    • Member Minutes - Any member can have the mic for 60 seconds (introduce yourself, ask a question, share words of wisdom, etc.)
  • 7:00pm Deleading Overview
  • 7:40pm Chit chat
  • 8:00pm Virtual meeting ends
  • 7:40pm Networking; this event will end early in observance of Evacuation Day; attendees may reconvene downstairs at Shy Bird for socializing
  • 8:30pm Doors close


Virtual Meeting

During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, this event series is being replaced by virtual meetings held during the normal event time. Please do not go to the physical event location. If you require assistance using virtual meeting technology, please contact us at 774-314-1896 or a day or two prior to the event. We can send instructions in time for you to participate. Virtual meetings include optional audience participation and are not recorded.


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  • Contemporaneous participation:
    • Public: $10
    • Members: $7
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