From the press release:

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 Law,” 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. The following actions were for properties alleged to be out of compliance with lead risk reduction standards:

  • Tioga Capital LLC – Baltimore City: 1 affected property – $27,500 for alleged violations.
  • Eugene A. Kirkland – Baltimore City: 3 affected properties – $16,000 for alleged violations.
  • William Hazlehurst, Jr. – Baltimore City: 1 affected property – $60,000 for alleged violations.
  • SLAM LLC – Baltimore City: 10 affected properties – $20,000 for alleged violations.
  • Alverine Lawson – Baltimore City: 1 affected property – $11,000 for alleged violations.
  • Rhonda R. Brown – Baltimore City: 5 affected properties – $30,000 for alleged violations.
  • Veronica C. Ejikeme – Baltimore City: 1 affected property – $25,000 for alleged violations.
  • Jeanette B. Leath & Rita J. Minnis – Baltimore City: 3 affected properties – $33,000 for alleged violations.
  • GJM I, LLC – Baltimore City: 2 affected properties – $50,000 for alleged violations.
  • Fareed Nassor Hayat – Baltimore City: 9 affected properties – $40,000 for alleged violations.
  • Terence Brooks – Baltimore City: 2 affected properties – $17,000 for alleged violations.
  • Oluwaseyi A. Banjo – Baltimore City: 1 affected property – $17,000 for alleged violations.
  • Herman L. Fortson, Jr. – Baltimore City: 1 affected property – $17,500 for alleged violations.
  • The Frederick Avenue Development Corporation – Baltimore City: 10 affected properties – $65,000 for alleged violations.
  • Michelle Goland & Diana Omolade – Baltimore City: 2 affected properties – $18,000 for alleged violations.
  • FPD Acquisitions Corporation – Baltimore City: 18 affected properties – The Defendants agreed to a penalty of $5,000.

In addition, the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program accredits and enforces performance standards for inspectors and contractors working in lead hazard reduction. The following action is for a contractor and inspector alleged to be out of compliance with state regulations:

  • Troy Williams – Baltimore City: $10,000 for alleged violations.