HUD Lead Hazard Control Grant Program

Are you at risk for lead poisoning?

KNOW THE FACTS

  • Lead paint was used in homes until 1978.
  • More than 38 million homes may still contain lead paint.
  • DIY home projects with tear-down, sanding or power washing can cause lead exposure.
  • Homes in these specific zip codes are at risk.

LEARN THE RISKS

Lead exposure in children and during pregnancy can lead to:

  • learning problems
  • slow groth
  • hyperactivity
  • hearing loss
  • behavioral problems
  • brain damage
  • babies being born too small or prematurely

GET HELP

Grant money is available for reducing lead-based paint hazards in Summit County homes. To be eligible, the home must:

  • Be located in Summit County
  • Have been built before 1978
  • Have a pregnant woman or child under age 6 in residence (or serve as a child care location for a child under 6
  • Homeowners or tenants must meet income guidelines

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