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Funding Available to Reduce Lead Paint Hazards

Posted on: October 18, 2023

Hamilton County Public Health was awarded $2 million from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) for the Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program. Funding is available to reduce lead paint hazards in homes built before 1978, as well as address healthy housing issues such as ventilation and moisture control. This program is available for low-income families who have a child under the age of 6 years old, a pregnant woman, or where a child under 6 years old spends time. There are no fees or out of pocket expenses in most cases to participate in this program. 

Eligible applicants must live in Hamilton County, excluding the cities of Cincinnati, Norwood, and Springdale. 

For more information about this program, including pre-screening eligibility requirements and post lead hazard reduction requirements, please visit the program website, https://www.hamiltoncountyhealth.org/lead/.