NYCHA to inspect homes for lead paint, break-in if necessary

Nearly two weeks after a bombshell report said the New York City Housing Authority failed to conduct lead paint safety inspections for years, the organization will inspect thousands of homes on Monday where children under 6 live — and even break-in if necessary.

NYCHA did not conduct lead paint safety inspections for four years beginning in 2013, then lied about the inspections to federal housing authorities, according to a report by the city's Department of Investigation on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

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