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Portland Housing Bureau

Solving the unmet housing needs of the people of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-2375

fax: 503-823-2387

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

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Useful Links

These local and statewide agencies and organizations offer a wealth of information and resources related to lead hazard prevention:

City of Portland's Water Bureau

Find information about in drinking water and plumbing, and learn about free lead in water testing.

Community Alliance of Tenants

Community Alliance of Tenants offer information about lead hazard control as it relates to Fair Housing.

Community Energy Project

The Community Energy Project offers free Lead Poisoning Prevention workshops and safety kits through their Lead Poisoning Prevention prgram, and  is an EPA Accredited Training Provider for contractors and others who disturb lead-based paint in targeted housing. They offer both the 8-hour Initial Renovator Training and the 4-hour Renovator Refresher training through their Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair, and Painting program.

Fair Housing Council of Oregon

Find information about lead hazard control as it relates to Fair Housing, as well as other information about lead hazard control and prevention.

Josiah Hill Clinic

Josiah Hill III Clinic’s healthy homes project provides education and resources for families on ways to create a healthy indoor environment for themselves and their children, and they also offer Blood Lead Testing. 

Multnomah County's LeadLine

Call 503-988-4000 and talk to a certified lead risk assessor about repairs and remodeling, lead poisoning prevention, tap water testing, and childhood blood lead testing. 

Oregon.gov

Find resources and information and learn about the state's Lead Poisoning Prevention program and certification. Property owners and managers can find information about the risks and responsibilities related to lead-based paint renovation, as well as listings of state-certified lead-based paint professionals.

 

Find additional information about lead hazard control and prevention through these national and online resources:

In this blog post on OregonLive.com, a local mom offers a step-by-step checklist and other tips for dealing with lead hazards in the home.

CROETweb.com

CROETweb.com is an occupational safety and health resource directory sponsored by the Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology (CROET) at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. Find links to hundreds of occupational safety and health resources focusing on day-to-day workplace issues, including lead hazard control.

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Find prevention tips, data and statistics, policy resources, and other publications related to lead hazard control and prevention.

EPA

Find more information about lead poisoning, protection, and resources for contractors and trainers, or contact the lead hotline.

HUD Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control

The Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control was established to eliminate lead-based paint hazards in America's privately-owned and low-income housing and to lead the nation in addressing other housing-related health hazards that threaten vulnerable residents. The office enforces HUD's lead-based paint regulations, provides public outreach and technical assistance, and conducts technical studies to help protect children and their families from health and safety hazards in the home.

National Center for Healthy Homes

Find information about lead hazard control and prevention, including health impacts, sources, testing, regulations, and ways to reduce exposure.