Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control in Privately-Owned Housing

Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control grants assist State, Tribal, and local governments to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in privately-owned housing that is owned by or rented to low- or very-low income families.

Specific objectives include: (1) Maximize the combination of children

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less than six years of age protected from lead poisoning and housing units where lead-hazards are controlled; (2) Prevent childhood lead poisoning; (3) Stimulate lower-cost and cost-effective methods and approaches to lead hazard control work that can be replicated; (4) Build local capacity to safely and effectively address lead hazards during lead hazard control, renovation, remodeling, and maintenance activities by integrating lead safe work practices into housing maintenance, repair, weatherization, rehabilitation and other programs that will continue beyond the grant period; (5) Affirmatively further fair housing and environmental justice (6) Develop a comprehensive community approach to address lead hazards in housing by mobilizing public and private resources, involving cooperation among all levels of government, the private sector, and grassroots community-based nonprofit organizations, including faith-based organizations, to develop cost-effective methods for identifying and controlling lead-based paint hazards (7) Establish a public registry of lead-safe housing; and (8)To the greatest extent feasible, promote job training, employment, and other economic opportunities for low-income and minority residents and businesses that are owned by and/or employ minorities and low-income persons as defined in 24 CFR 135.5 (see 59 FR 33881, June 30, 1994).

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.

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Westchester, County Of $ 4,100,000   2022-10-012026-05-30
Women For A Healthy Environment $ 1,854,450   2022-05-152025-11-14
Elderhomes Corporation $ 1,419,374   2022-05-022025-11-03
Lancaster General Hospital, The $ 1,999,155   2022-05-022025-11-03
Maryland Rural Development Corporation $ 1,175,563   2022-05-022025-11-02
Community Service Programs Of West Alabama, Inc. $ 1,831,588   2022-05-022025-11-02
Erie, County Of $ 1,000,800   2022-05-022025-11-02
St Louis, County Of $ 1,798,125   2022-05-022025-11-02
Alaska Heat Smart $ 2,000,000   2022-05-022025-11-02
Revitalize Cdc $ 1,400,164   2022-05-012025-11-02

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

For Fiscal Year 2011, potential applicants should consult the NOFA for available grant funding, particular requirements and restrictions, and application due dates.

Submission information is provided in the NOFA.

For Fiscal Year 2011, potential applicants should consult the NOFA for available grant funding, particular requirements and restrictions, and application due dates.

Submission information is provided in the NOFA.

For Fiscal Year 2011, potential applicants should consult the NOFA for available grant funding, particular requirements and restrictions, and application due dates.

Submission information is provided in the NOFA.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

States, Tribes, cities or units of general local government that have a current, approved Consolidated Plan.

Federal agencies and Federal employees are not eligible to submit applications.

Applicants with outstanding civil rights violations are not eligible for funding.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Hazard Control Grants shall be for lead-based paint hazard control in eligible target housing, as defined under Section 217 of Public Law 104-134 (the Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996, 110 Stat. 1321, approved April 26, 1996) as amended by Section 1011(a) of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 (Title X). Funds shall be available only for projects conducted using contractors and inspectors certified, through an EPA authorized program, or trained in lead-safe work practices using a HUD-approved curriculum.


Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments and specific requirements of 24 CFR 85. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

An environmental impact assessment is required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. The competitive Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) for fiscal year 2011 The Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program provides information about the application procedure.

Award Procedures

HUD's review and awarding procedures are explained in the NOFA.


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


Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 , Title X, Section 1011, Public Law 102-550; Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2010, Public Law 111-8.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: Percent: 10%. The Lead-Based Hazard Control Grant Program requires a minimum of 10 percent local matching requirement. Community Development Block Grant funds are eligible as a local contribution. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

The Lead-Based Hazard Control Grant award is for 36 months. HUD reserves the right to approve no cost time extensions. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.

Post Assistance Requirements


Quarterly financial management and performance reports are required of participating jurisdictions.

A Final report is also required.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.


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.


As required by OMB Circular A-110, 'Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Organizations.'.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Project Grants) FY 16 $46,577,428; FY 17 est $49,000,000; and FY 18 est $64,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

With Fiscal Year 2010 funds an estimated 21 Lead Hazard Control grants of approximately $3 million each will be awarded totaling $62 million.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

All relevant information if provided in the Notice of Funding Availability.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Jeff W. Simpkins, 451 Seventh Street, SW (Room 8236), Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Jeffrey.W.Simpkins@hud.gov Phone: (202) 402-7180.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

For Fiscal Year 2010: HUD will use the technical and financial selection criteria listed in the NOFA.

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