Lead-Safe Home Remediation Pilot Program


Description: The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is pleased to announce the Lead-Safe Home Remediation (LSHR) Pilot Program. The purpose of the program is to identify and remediate lead-based paint hazards via interim controls to prevent elevated blood lead levels in children and pregnant women. The program targets municipalities in New Jersey with high reported incidence of elevated blood lead levels in children under age six.


For Applicants:

Eligible Applicants: Submission of an application to a designated community-based agency.

You may qualify for help if you meet the following requirements:

  • The property has presence of lead-based paint hazards;
  • Your household income is within the low-to-moderate income limits;
  • You live in a 1 to 2 unit residential home built before 1978;
  • The property is current on real estate taxes, water and sewer;
  • The property is structurally sound.

General Information Brochure [pdf 2.9MB]


Lead Safe Related Links:

Lead-Safe Home Remediation Application [pdf 414kB]
Agency Information  [pdf 21kB] 
LSHR Poverty Income Guidelines[pdf 183 kB]
Client Frequently Asked Questions [pdf 211kB]


For Non-Profits:

Funding Source: State Funds 

Award Period: November 1, 2016 - October 31, 2018

Procedure for Applying: Submission of an application by a designated community-based agency. 


Lead-Safe Home Remediation Pilot Program Policy and Procedures Draft


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Applicant Intake to Applicant Approval [pdf 439kB]

Chapter 2 - Procurement [pdf 299kB]

Chapter 3 - Program Operations [pdf 445kB]

Chapter 4 - Heswap [pdf 3mB]

Chapter 5 - Lead Abatement Grants [pdf 278kB]

Chapter 6 - State Monitoring and Inspections


Additional Resources