Lead Hazard Control Program

601 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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The Lead Hazard Control (LHC) Grant Program is designed to strategically advance efforts to increase lead-safe affordable housing while eliminating the possibility of childhood lead poisoning in the City of Cleveland.  The LHC program provides lead risk assessments, identifies lead–based paint and provides grants to control lead-based paint hazards. The program strives to use a single approach to address various housing, health, and safety needs for low- and very low-income families with children under the age of six.  These efforts will significantly improve the health of the community and quality of the housing stock.


Applicant and Eligibility Information on Free Home Lead Abatement Repairs
Residents of the City of Cleveland with children 6 years of age or younger and whose incomes are included in the guidelines below may participate in this program.

INCOME GUIDELINES FOR 2013

HOUSE HOLD
SIZE

LOW INCOME
<80% MONTHLY

LOW INCOME
<80% ANNUALLY

1
$2,958
$35,500
2
3,383
40,600
3
3,804
45,650
4
4,225
50,700
5
4,567
54,800
6
4,904
58,850
7
5,242
62,900
8
5,579
66,950

Lead Hazard Control Grant Program Application >>


Protecting Children
Lead is poisonous to a child’s body, and can harm the brain and cause learning difficulties and behavioral problems.  Many homes built before 1978 have paint containing lead. The city recommends that parents living in homes built before 1978 have their children tested.

Department of Health Lead Safe Living >>

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