paint peeling off the side of a home

Mandel School’s Rob Fischer discusses how aging housing stock accounts for many lead poisoning cases in Cleveland

‘Enforcement is near’ for many landlords as part of Cleveland’s lead poisoning prevention law

WEWSRob Fischer, associate professor at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, said the majority of lead poisoning cases in Cleveland come from rental properties; children can be exposed to lead through lead-based paint that is prevalent on much of the city’s aging housing stock.