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FY 2019 Lead Hazard Reduction (LHR) Grant Program

Grants to USA Government Agencies to Identify and Control
Potential Lead Hazards in Housing Units

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes

Deadline Date:

08/09/19 11:59 PM ET Receipt


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Grants to USA local government units and eligible state and Tribal governments for programs to protect young children (under six years) from lead poisoning. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support comprehensive programs to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in eligible privately-owned rental or owner-occupied housing populations.

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GrantWatch ID#: 186408

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Number of Grants:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Ceiling: $9,100,000
Award Floor: $1,000,000

Applicants with a large, urban jurisdictions with at least 3,500 pre-1940 occupied rental housing units (either alone or through a consortium), as listed at the Census website or as listed in this program link) will be able to apply for an award of $5,000,000 as a high need jurisdiction applying for Lead Hazard Reduction Program funding.

The following is a breakdown of estimated total funding available:

- Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction in High Impact Neighborhoods $64,000,000
- Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction in Highest Lead-Based Paint Abatement Needs $95,000,000
- Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Other Jurisdictions $127,000,000
- Healthy Homes Supplemental: $38,000,000
- Total $324,000,000

Term of Contract:

Estimated Project Start Date: 09/30/2019
Estimated Project End Date: 09/29/2024

Length of Project Periods:

The period of performance is expected to be 42 months project and budget period, ending 03/30/2023.

The period of performance is expected to be 60 months project and budget period, ending 9/29/2024 (with no possibility of an extension), for the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction in High Impact Neighborhoods Jurisdictions.


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only cities, counties/parishes, and other units of local government, and certain States and Native American Tribes (see below) are eligible applicants. State government and Native American tribal applicants (principal applicants and partner applicants) are eligible to apply under this NOFA only if they have an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authorized leadbased paint training and certification program as of the submission deadline date. Multiple agencies may apply as a consortium; however, you must identify an eligible principal (lead) applicant that will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all requirements in this NOFA. Where an application involves multiple entities, each entity must meet the civil rights threshold requirement of Resolution of Civil Rights Matters.

The following are not eligible entities for this competition and applications will not be reviewed:

1. Individuals.
2. Non-Profit Organizations. Applications from organizations established under section 501(c) (including any subsidiary sections) of the Internal Revenue Code will not be reviewed.
3. Certain FY 2018 Awardees. Applicants that received the maximum award under the 2018 NOFA cycle will not be reviewed, unless you are applying for the High Impact Neighborhoods Jurisdictions category.

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Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern time on 08/09/2019. Applications must be received no later than the deadline.

1. SAM Registration Requirement. Applicants must be registered with SAM before submitting their application. In addition, applicants must maintain an active SAM registration with current information while they have an active Federal award or an application or plan under consideration by HUD.
2. DUNS Number Requirement. Applicants must provide a valid DUNS number, registered and active at SAM, in the application. DUNS numbers may be obtained for free from Dun & Bradstreet:
3. Requirement to Register with Anyone planning to submit applications on behalf of an organization must register at and be approved by the EBiz Point of Contact in SAM to submit applications for the organization.

Registration for SAM and is a multi-step process and can take four (4) weeks or longer to complete if data issues arise. Applicants without a valid registration cannot submit an application through Complete registration instructions and guidance are provided at See also Section IV.B for necessary form and content information.

This Program requires cost sharing, matching or leveraging. See pages 15-17 of the Announcement Module for details:

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Yolanda Brown
(202) 402-7596

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