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Have you or your family suffered any damages from lead exposure that required medical treatment?
Ok, then if you have suffered no damages, then you wouldn't be able to recover anything from the landlord or legally terminate the lease without repercussions. You could contact the Dept of HUD and file a formal complaint about not receiving the disclosure and they can fine the landlord $110 up to $10,000, but that money doesn't go to the tenant.
The fact that he didn't provide the disclosure would make him liable for any injuries that were lead exposure related though..
So it was a good idea to investigate this, but it wouldn't get you out of the lease..
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That clause would simply be unenforceable if you were somehow injured or suffered damages due to the landlord's failure to disclose. When clauses in a contract conflict with state or federal law, they are just thrown out and have no effect. But they don't make the entire contract void..