The purpose of the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction (LHR) grant program is to maximize the number of children under the age of six years protected from lead poisoning by assisting states, cities, counties/parishes, Native American Tribes or other units of local government in undertaking comprehensive
programs to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in eligible privately-owned target housing.
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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 lead-based 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.
If your department or agency does not report directly or through a direct chain of command to the chief executive officer of your jurisdiction (e.g., the governor, the county executive (by whatever title), or the mayor (by whatever title), you must identify the law that provides the authority establishing you as a part of the State government or the unit of local government.
To do so, you must provide the specific statutory citation(s) (e.g., 1 MyState Revised Code 2345), and either the relevant wording as an attachment, or the specific web address(es) of the relevant wording in the body of your application.Verify that each web address cited is active and available without cost.
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 click here or as listed in this program link (Click here) will be able to apply for an award of $5,000,000 as a high need jurisdiction applying for Lead Hazard Reduction Program funding.
Similarly, an applicant that is a jurisdiction with areas of no more than four contiguous census tracts which contain high concentrations of both pre-1940 housing and low-income families (Click here-with URL to be added), and for which the instances of elevated blood lead levels in the jurisdiction reported to the State are significantly higher than the State average will be able to apply for an award of up to $9,000,000 under high impact needs jurisdiction funding.
Those applicants requesting the amount under either of these opportunities that are found to not meet the applicable criteria listed will be put into the general pool of applicants and the amounts of award will be lowered to the maximum for the category under which they are selected.
Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.Full Opportunity Web Address:https://Contact: Agency Email Description:
Yolanda.A.Brown@hud.gov Agency Email: Date Posted:
2020-07-22Application Due Date: Archive Date: