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Lead poisoning home inspectors aren't getting paid -- and some fear children are at risk

July 27, 2018
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News | Lead poisoning home inspectors aren't getting paid -- and some fear children are at risk

Marilou Yingling has run York's home lead testing and enforcement program for 28 years.

She used to have a seven-person team that would travel around the city offering to test homes and children for lead exposure.

These days, she's on her own. She has a backlog of homes that need to be tested. When she does conduct a home inspection, her department often doesn't get reimbursed for the service.

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