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. 4851b)).

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Housing Act of 1937, as amended. Consolidations Appropriations Act, 2017., Public Law 115-31
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. 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 Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 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 Procedure
Competitive funds will be awarded as described in the relevant Notice of Funding Availability.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Application deadline will be provided in the published Notice of Funding Availability.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be funded based on need, as demonstrated by age of the proposed building and family occupancy.
How may assistance be used?
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.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Performance monitoring is included in the performance and evaluation reports.
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.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
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.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
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, DC 20410 US
Phone: 202-380-7369
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 16 Estimate Not Available FY 17 est $25,000,000.00; FY 18 Estimate Not Available
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
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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