HUD Award to Protect Children from Environmental Hazards

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary awards $68.3 million for lead abatement, testing and toreduce other environmental and safety dangers in the home.

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October 10, 2000, 10:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew Cuomo announced $60 million in Lead Hazard Control grants to remove hazards from 8,000 privately owned low-income homes in 16 states where approximately 12,000 children and their families live. The remaining funds include $7.5 million in Healthy Homes Initiative grants to help protect the health and safety of nearly 18,000 children in seven states. He also announced nearly $800,000 for lead hazardresearch to discover new technologies and methods for lead abatement.

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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