Lead-Safe Home Remediation Pilot Grant Program

 

Community Affairs & Resource Center (CARC) is administering the Lead-Safe Home Remediation Pilot Grant Program with funds provided by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA). The purpose of this program is to identify and remediate lead-based paint hazards via interim controls to prevent elevated blood levels in children and pregnant women in Monmouth, Ocean and Atlantic Counties. The program provides funding and technical assistance to low – moderate income tenants and homeowners within the three counties in reducing or eliminating lead-based paint and other environmental hazards.

You qualify for help it you meet the following requirements:

–       Your household income is within the low-to-moderate income limits 80% of area median income (see table below)

  Household size
County One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight
Atlantic $47,600 $54,000 $61,200 $68,000 $73,450 $78,900 $84,350 $89,800
Monmouth $48,450 $55,400 $62,300 $69,200 $74,750 $80,300 $85,850 $91,350
Ocean $48,450 $55,400 $62,300 $69,200 $74,750 $80,300 $85,850 $91,350

 

–       You live in a 1 to 2 unit residential home built before 1978

–       The property is current on real estate taxes, water and sewer

–       The property is structurally sound

What free services are provided?

–       Preliminary lead testing to determine if lead is present on painted surfaces

–       Lead inspection/risk assessment of your home

–       Remediation of lead-based paint hazards via interim controls

Contact us today for a free test convenient for your time schedule:

Tel: 732-774-3282 or aholmscheller@carcnj.org

For more information see the pamphlet “Lead Poisoning and What You Can Do”

 

 

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