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lead hazard abatement program

Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa has partnered with the City of Tuscaloosa to support its Lead Hazard Abatement Program (LHAP), which is funded by a grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH). The primary goal of the program is to improve the health and homes of low income residents of the city of Tuscaloosa by identifying and abating lead paint hazards. 


Program Requirements:

  • The residential unit must be located within the city limits of Tuscaloosa

  • The unit must have been built prior to 1978

  • A child under the age of 6 must reside or spend a significant amount of time in the unit or a pregnant woman resides in the unit

  • Rental units do not require a qualifying child occupant at the time of the assistance

  • Vacant Rental units are eligible

  • Income requirements (please review the City's webite to learn more)

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Homeowners and rental property owners within the Tuscaloosa city limits may qualify for grants to fund improvements. 

Potential items that qualify:

  • New windows

  • New doors

  • Fresh paint

  • Aluminum trim

  • Vinyl siding

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for the Lead Hazard Abatement Program, you find more information, including a Pre-Screening Questionnaire and Program Application at

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