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 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).

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992, Title X, Section 1011, Public Law 102-550
Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2019, Public Law 111-8
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The competitive Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) for fiscal year 2019 The Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program provides information about the application procedure.
Award Procedure
HUD's review and awarding procedures are explained in the NOFA.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
For Fiscal Year 2019: HUD will use the technical and financial selection criteria listed in the NOFA
How may assistance be used?
For Fiscal Year 2019, 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.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
As required by OMB Circular A-110, "Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Organizations."
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. 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.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
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.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Yolanda Brown,
451 Seventh Street, SW (Room 8236)
Washington, DC 20410 US
Phone: (202) 402-7596
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$85,000,000.00; FY 19 est $85,000,000.00; FY 20 est $85,000,000.00; FY 16$46,577,428.00; FY 17 est $49,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
With Fiscal Year 2019 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.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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