HUD has awarded the City of Newark a $5.6 million Lead Hazard Reduction (LHR) grant to help Newark residents to live in a lead safe environment
Apply Now – Don’t Wait before the money runs out! We can help you to remediate lead-based paint and other healthy homes hazards in your home utilizing the HUD Lead Hazards Reduction (LHR) grant.
This program can address a variety of environmental health hazards posing health risks to occupants in homes. Such hazards include: lead, mold, allergens, asthma, carbon monoxide, pesticides, home safety, risk of falls, fire, electrical hazards, and other home hazards with the potential to cause injuries.
The goal of the program is to provide Lead-Safe housing and Healthy Homes.
The following are eligibility criteria:
1. Construction Year; property built prior to 1978
2. Occupancy: Child under 6 year old residing or spending significant time at the property
3. Owner occupied or tenant occupied property
4. Pregnant woman
5. Household income: At or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI)
If you think you qualify based on these prerequisites, please send in your application to:
City of Newark
Attn: Felix Amoh Mensah
Department of Health and Community Wellness
94 William Street, 3rd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102-1316
• OWNER Application for Lead Program (Cover-flyer & Application.pdf)
• TENANT Application for Lead Program (Cover-flyer & Application.pdf)
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94 William Street 3rd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-733-3787/6274 • Fax: 972-622-2875
Lead Inspection Hotline: 973-733-5323/5324/4311
Renovate Right English: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/documents/rr_english_color_book.pdf
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