City awarded $2.9 million HUD grant to combat lead and other home hazards.
The Neighborhood Development Department will use the grant funds to provide lead paint hazard remediation and healthy homes repairs to approximately 165 housing units, plus community education activities. The City and the Greensboro Housing Coalition will contribute $400,000 of match funding and in-kind services to these efforts.
Do you qualify for this Lead Safe Housing Program?
Lead Paint Facts
Residents' Resource Links
- Local, State, Federal Information
- For free lead poisoning tests for children under the age of six, call the Guilford County Department of Public Health at 336-641-7777.
Contractors' Resource Links
- North Carolina contractor requirements under the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule
- Federal contractor requirements for lead safe work practices
- Compliance guidelines
- For information on the management of lead-based paint hazards in NC, call the Health Hazards Control Unit at 919-707-5950.
The City of Greensboro has no control over and makes no warranties regarding activities the landlord, management or residents may have taken since testing that might have disturbed lead based paint and/or normal deterioration might have rendered the unit lead contaminated since the test date.