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Grants for Reducing Lead Hazards

As of April 2020, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is posting information about grants that may be used for lead abatement or reduction of lead hazards in California. Most grants are from entities outside of CDPH. Thus, interested parties should contact those entities with questions about applying for the grants and eligibility. If an entity has a grant to offer that is not listed below, please contact the CDPH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch at (510) 620-5600 to request that it be added. The CDPH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch encourages any who are eligible to apply for grants that reduce exposure to environmental lead hazards in California.

​Grants/Funding Sources
Amount​Summary​​Important Dates
Eligibility​​Link and Contact
Lead Hazard Repair Services and Funding, Alameda County Healthy Homes Department
Grants of up to $10,000 per unit for lead hazard repair work.
Free Lead Paint Repair Grants for owners of pre-1978 residential properties in Alameda County
Our Lead Hazard Repair Funding approved applicants are provided with free lead testing, grant funding of up to $10,000 per unit for lead hazard repairs, free inspection for other healthy housing hazards that may be eligible for additional supplemental funds, and an assigned professional who will provide extensive project assistance, and project monitoring to help make your home or property lead-safe.

​To apply for Lead Hazard Repair Services and Funding:

Submit your pre-application on-line. An email address is required.


Print out the pre-application form (PDF - 126kb) and mail, scan or drop off your completed pre-application.

Drop-Off Locations:

Hayward: 224 W. Winton Ave, Rm. 110

Oakland: 2000 Embarcadero #300

What properties are eligible?

  • Properties must be pre-1978 residential property in Alameda County. (Priority for built before 1960)
  • The units must be family housing; SRO hotels are not eligible.
  • Owner-occupied units must be home to a child under six years old or a pregnant woman, or be regularly visited by a child under six at least 2 visits per week of at least 3 hours each visit.
  • Studio units must be home to a child under six years old or a pregnant woman.

The units must have low-income occupants. The income limit is determined based on the number of people living in the household, including children. The gross household income of the occupants may not exceed the amount listed in the chart.

Contact Information:

Phone number: 


Mailing address: 

2000 Embarcadero, Suite 300, 

Oakland, CA 94606

Business hours are Monday 

through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Website: Lead Hazard Repair Services and Funding

Lead Hazard Control Program Fresno County Environmental Health Division
Grants up to $10,000 for lead hazard repairs.
​The Fresno County Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Division, is offering no cost grants for lead-based paint repairs.

Qualified units may receive:

  • Grants up to $10,000 for lead hazard repairs
  • Complete project management services
  • Free Lead Risk Assessment Testing
  • Free clearance testing

​How to Apply: Call Environmental Health at (559) 600-3357 for a free consultation

Or Complete the pre-application and fax, email, or mail to the Department of Public Health 

Are you a tenant? Have your landlord contact the department at (559) 600-3357 for more information or email to 


​Does your property meet the Following criteria?

  • Built before 1978
  • Owner or tenant meets income standards
  • Unit must be home to a child under 6 or a pregnant woman, or is regularly visited by a child under 6.

Contact Information:

Phone number: 

(559) 600-3357

Email address: 


Website: Lead Hazard Control Program

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