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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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Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for a Lead Hazard Reduction Grant, the following criteria must be met:

  1. Home is an owner-occupied residential property
  2. Home was built before 1978, and is located in Portland
  3. A child under age six occupies the home at least 60 hours a year or a pregnant woman lives in the home
  4. Total household income is at or below 80% of HUD Median Family Income (MFI) adjusted for size (see chart below for 2015 limits)
  5. Total household assets do not exceed $20,000; not including primary residence, two automobiles, retirement accounts, and personal property
  6. Property is not located in a flood plain


Household Size


1 person $41,100
2 persons $46,950
3 persons $52,800
4 persons $58,650
5 persons $63,350
6 persons $68,050
7 persons $72,750
8 persons $77,650