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The Portland Lead Hazard Control Program keeps kids safe from the dangers of lead.
Lead-based paint was used in many homes built prior to 1978. When lead-based paint is disturbed through remodeling; daily wear and tear on doors, windows and other painted surfaces; or deteriorated by age, it creates dust. This dust can poison children--even a small amount of dust can be enough to do harm.
The Portland Lead Hazard Control Program provides an evaluation of lead hazards and financial assistance to reduce lead-based paint hazards in housing occupied by qualified low- and moderate-income households. Use the links at left and below to learn more.
Order your dust wipe kit
Find information about grants available to individual homeowners, landlords, and other nonprofit and affordable housing property owners
Learn more about lead poisoning and prevention, and find links to organizations that provide lead prevention services
What the lead paint hazard information found on PortlandMaps.com means