Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program

The purpose of the Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program help Public Housing Authorities identify and eliminate lead-based paint hazards in public housing.The fund will provide competitive grants to public housing agencies to evaluate and reduce lead-based paint hazards in public housing by carrying
out the activities of risk assessments, abatement, and interim controls (as those terms are defined in section 1004 of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C.

Related Programs14.850 Public and Indian Housing; 14.872 Public Housing Capital Fund; 14.881 Moving to Work Demonstration Program

Agency - Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD fulfills this mission through high ethical standards, management and accountability, and by forming partnerships with community organizations.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Inquiries should be addressed to the Public Housing Director who has jurisdiction over the PHA.

(see the Catalog, Appendix IV for HUD Field Office addresses.).

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Housing Authority Of The City Of Opelousas Louisiana $ 2,106,000   2021-05-112025-05-10
Housing Authority Of The City Of Lafayette, The $ 1,892,000   2021-05-112025-05-10
Housing Authority Of The City Of San Antonio $ 4,861,055   2021-05-112025-05-10
Housing Authority Of The City Of Los Angeles, The $ 5,000,000   2021-05-112025-05-10
Flint, City Of $ 1,370,525   2021-05-112025-05-10
Winslow, City Of $ 60,000   2021-05-112025-05-10
St James Parish Housing Authority $ 1,000,000   2021-05-112025-05-10
Livingston City Of Housing Authority $ 1,196,000   2021-05-112025-05-10
Alice Housing Authority, City Of $ 2,371,600   2021-05-112025-05-10
$ 0   

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

The funds may be used for lead-based paint evaluation and hazard control in existing public housing units.

The funds retain the same use restrictions of the formula-based capital funds, specifically, the modernization of public housing developments.

Lead-based paint capital funds may not be used for luxury improvements, direct social services, costs funded for other programs, and ineligible activities as determined by HUD on a case-by-case basis.

Assistance must be used to modernize and/or develop public housing and must comply with the eligible activities of Section 9(d) of the U. S. Housing Act of 1937.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Only Public Housing Authorities (PHA) with the legal authority to develop, own, modernize and operate a public housing development in accordance with the 1937 Housing Act.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Public housing residents.


Required forms will be in the Grants.gov application kit. They include the SFLLL for any PHA that uses non-federal funds for lobbying, and the HUD 2880 (HUD Reform Act requirement) and the new Certification Regarding Lobbying form. PHAs that have already submitted other required forms for formula-based Capital Funds in the same calendar year do not need to submit them again unless there are revisions for this program: HUD-50075, PHA Certification of Compliance with the PHA Plan and Related Regulations; State or Local Certification of Consistency with the Consolidated Plan; Form HUD-5070, Certification of a Drug-Free Workplace; and Certification of Payments To Influence Federal Transactions. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. PHAs shall submit an updated PHA plan to the local HUD field office that consolidates information submitted by the PHA for various HUD programs into one document. The Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program is one component of the plan. Applications shall include an updated 50075.1 outlining expected activities.

Award Procedures

Competitive funds will be awarded as described in the relevant Notice of Funding Availability.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Housing Act of 1937, as amended. Consolidations Appropriations Act, 2017. , Public Law 115-31.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days. Application deadline will be provided in the published Notice of Funding Availability.


Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

The statute requires that CFP funds allocated to a PHA be fully obligated within two years and expended in four years unless the Secretary extends the time period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements


PHAs must provide performance and evaluation reports annually for all open capital fund grants, including this program's funds.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are also part of the performance and evaluation reports.

PHAs are required to report on expenditures monthly in HUD's financial system.

Performance monitoring is included in the performance and evaluation reports.


In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Capital Fund Program grants are audited in conjunction with the regular HUD or independent public accountant audit of PHA operations.


The PHA must maintain budgets and cumulative cost records for review by HUD and independent auditors, as applicable.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Project Grants) FY 16 Not Available; FY 17 est $25,000,000; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available(Exp: Appropriations pending)

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$0-$1,000,000; average award $500,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

24 CFR Part 905, 24 CFR Part 35 Subparts B, L, R

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Inquiries should be addressed to the Public Housing Director who has jurisdiction over the PHA. (see the Catalog, Appendix IV for HUD Field Office addresses.).

Headquarters Office

Tara J. Radosevich 451 7th St. SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: tara.j.radosevich@hud.gov Phone: 202-380-7369

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications will be funded based on need, as demonstrated by age of the proposed building and family occupancy.

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