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Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH)

The Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) provides funds to state and local governments to develop cost-effective ways to reduce lead-based paint hazards. In addition, 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.


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  • The Programs and Regulatory Support Division ensures regulatory compliance with the Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Rule & the Lead Safe Housing Rule as well as provides program & technical support to our grantees & stakeholders. Enforcement & support for the Lead Regulations are major functions of the group as well as outreach, technical assistance & guidance on lead an healthy homes issues. OLHCHH Contact Information by Region.

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  • The Grant Services Division provides the overall supervision of the grant's management life cycle. This consists of administrative, negotiation, awarding, ensuring compliance to meet federal regulations or agency policies, financial audits, regulatory review & award closeout for the OLHCHH's grant & cooperative agreement.


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  • The Policy and Standards Division develops healthy homes guidelines & standards, oversees research studies, & provides technical assistance on policy issues for OLHCHH & other HUD Program Offices.

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Protect Families from Lead-Based Paint and Other Health Hazards (Video)