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    Syracuse Lead Program
    201 E. Washington St. 6th Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202
    Phone: (315) 448-8710
    Fax: (315) 448-8615

    Due to the current state of emergency and coronavirus, we are only accepting applications via email or regular mail. If you have any questions please contact Mary Margaret at 315-399-8454 and leave a message, thank you!
    The City of Syracuse was awarded a lead-based paint hazard control grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  This grant allows eligible property owners and landlords to apply for funding and assistance with fixing lead-based paint hazards.  All grant-funded work will be completed by EPA Certified contractors.  Call 315-448-8710 to see if you qualify!

    What is lead exposure?
    • Lead exposure can occur in several ways, but most commonly through breathing or eating lead contaminated dust, paint chips and soil.
    Who is eligible?
    • Home owners and landlords of 1-4 family homes in the City of Syracuse.
    • Households with a child 6 years of age or under living or frequently visiting.
    • Income eligible households
    • Some Vacant Properties
    How to apply?
    •  Call (315) 448-8710 to see if you qualify or read the requirements (below). You can also print the application and drop it off at 201 E. Washington Street 6th Floor.
    •  Concerned about childhood lead poisoning? Call the Onondaga County Health Department at (315) 435-3271 visit website 
    Frequently Asked Questions
    • How do I know if there is lead in my home? If your house was built prior to 1978, you probably have some lead in your home.
    • How does lead in my home affect my family? Most cases are the result lead dust that is ingested by your child's normal hand-to-mouth activity.
    • How do I know if my child has been exposed to lead? There are no outward physical symptoms. A simple blood test is the only way to know if your child has been exposed to lead.

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