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Homes and Community Renewal

2010-C-05: Revised Specifications for Painting - Form HM-116

To: All Housing Authority Executive Directors/Managers*
     All Housing Company Owners, Managing Agents, and Site Managers

From: Robert Damico, Director
          Housing Management Bureau

Date: October 25, 2010

Subject: Revised Specifications for Painting - Form HM-116

* This memorandum, unless otherwise indicated, is advisory or informational in nature for Federally-subsidized public housing developments.

The Housing Management Bureau has revised the "Specifications for Painting" with the primary change relating to inclusion of lead safe work practices and the EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule of April 22, 2010. The document supersedes the previous version and is available in pdf format on our web site at

Additionally, free training in lead safe work practices and EPA certifications are routinely offered on HCR's web site at

Please note our recent change in name from NYS Division of Housing & Community Renewal to NYS Homes & Community Renewal.

- Robert Damico

Last updated on 10/26/10