“While Denver is seeing an influx of duplex and multi-family home construction, the city says nearly 70 percent of the homes were built before 1978. For many families, this can present a fun fixer-upper opportunity but it can also present some serious health hazards.
Lead poisoning has been identified as the No. 1 preventable environmental threat to children in the United States. The Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA) and Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) are helping Denver families identify and remove lead-based paint hazards in their homes as part of a new, federally-funded grant program to protect children from exposure to lead-based paint.”
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Leary, Jamie. Channel 4 News 12 April 2019.