Lead Paint Reimbursement Program

 

This program will provide financial assistance to eligible applicants for the removal of lead based paint in residential structures located within New Bedford. Lead Paint Reimbursement Program application.

Eligible Properties.  Owner occupied single and multi-family dwelling and investor owned properties.

* ALL UNITS BEING DELEADED MUST BE OCCUPIED BY LOW/MODERATE INCOME TENANTS.

* VACANT UNITS WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE UNTIL OCCUPIED.

Eligible Activities. This program is limited to lead paint abatement activities. Abatement must be performed by a licensed de-leading contractor. A certificate of compliance must be issued upon completion.

Funding. Funding for this program is administered as a direct grant. The reimbursement will represent 50% of the approved cost of deleading.

Loan Amounts. Direct grant up to a maximum of $2,500 per unit / maximum of $7,500 or three (3) grant reimbursements per HUD fiscal year.

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