The Lead-Safe Homes Program provides free risk assessment for lead hazards, painting services to qualified owner-occupied low- and moderate-income households.
Eligible Applicants: Oakland property owners living in the unit to be painted; must meet ONE of the following:
- The head of household must be at least 62 years of age OR
- The resident has a physical disability that prevents him/her from doing the painting OR
- A child under 6 resides or visits frequently OR
- An expectant mother resides at the property
Location: The property must be located within one of the seven Community Development Districts.
Eligible Properties: 1 to 4 unit residential properties.
Income: Your household income cannot exceed 50% of the area median income. Families with children under age 6 may have incomes up to 80% of the area median income. Refer to the area rent and income limits.
Occupancy: Applicant must occupy the property. All owners on record must apply.
Eligible Uses: Grant funds can only be used for exterior and interior painting or soil lead hazard abatement.