What to expect throughout the process
Free in-home screening
We check your home for health and safety hazards. We also tell you how to prevent home health hazards. If appropriate, you will also get free safety supplies.
Receiving a grant
You complete a grant application. We’ll verify your income and other grant requirements.
Full home inspection
We do a second inspection to identify all the home’s lead hazards.
We meet with you at your home. We discuss the results, the work needed and what the grant can cover.
You take a three-hour class. You learn how to paint and do small projects in a lead-safe manner.
Work done by you
You may need to do work the grant doesn’t cover, like paint window trim or home exterior.
Work paid by the grant
A contractor will estimate the cost of all needed repairs. We’ll cover repairs up to $12,000. If the cost goes above that, you may need to cover the rest.
The contractor will schedule the work. No one can live at the home during repairs. The grant covers lodging expenses up to $175 per day or $875 per week.
You must cover 10% of the cost of repairs. Financing is available.