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.
The Programs and Regulatory Support Division ensures regulatory compliance with the Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Rule and the Lead Safe Housing Rule as well as provides program and technical support to our grantees and stakeholders. Enforcement and support for the Lead Regulations are major functions of the group as well as outreach, technical assistance and guidance on lead an healthy homes issues. OLHCHH Contact Information by Region.
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 and award closeout for the OLHCHH's grant and cooperative agreement.
The Policy and Standards Division develops healthy homes guidelines and standards, oversees research studies, and provides technical assistance on policy issues for OLHCHH and other HUD Program Offices.
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The Healthy Homes Partners app helps stakeholders - such as environmental health care providers, public health professionals, and health educators - navigate common residential health related hazards, including identification, mitigation/removal, and supplemental resources. A room-by-room checklist is included.
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The Healthy Homes Basics app offers practical how-to guidance on how to have a safe and healthy home, right at your fingertips. The app offers introductory information and guidance for consumers by teaching the “Principles of a Healthy Home”. For those users more familiar with healthy homes concepts, the app features detailed information by topic.
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