Painting Requirements of Rent-Controlled Apartments with Possible Asbestos

Q Our only rent-controlled tenant went to a local hardware store for a consultation regarding the replacement of her approximately 45-year-old hard wood floor. The tenant claims that the salesperson found out that there’s asbestos in the floor. She gave us the contact details of this person, but when we called him it turned out that he doesn’t work there anymore. A co-worker from the hardware store stated that they do not and cannot find out if there is asbestos in a floor.

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