Resources for Lead-Safe Housing

Affordable, safe, and healthy environments for children are critical for their health and well-being and to protect their future. Funding is available to renovate older buildings (pre-1978) where lead hazards exist. Finding lead hazards means knowing what and where to look. Creating lead-safe housing requires a commitment as a community to develop policy and other strategies to protect children from lead exposure and understanding what lead-safe work practices should look like.

Funding for Renovating Older Housing with Lead Hazards

Creating Lead-Safe Housing as a Community

Note: While these documents refer to a blood-lead level of 10 μg/dL as the CDC level of concern (now outdated) for adverse health outcomes in children, the strategies described in these publications are still appropriate for community-level primary prevention activities.

Identifying Lead Hazards in Older Housing

Understanding Lead-Safe Work Practices During Renovation

 

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Last Revised: June 8, 2015