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CT Receives Funding from HUD to Ensure Environmentally Safe Homes

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
On June 27, 2017, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it has awarded approximately $12.5 million to the state of Connecticut and its communities to help remove lead paint and other hazards in privately-owned low-income households.  This funding is part of a total $127 million in awards that is made available through HUD’s Lead Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Programs, which helps communities to address “housing-related and safety hazards” of low income homes. 
The funding allocated to Connecticut is as follows: 
  • State of Connecticut: $3.4 mil
  • City of Hartford: $3.4 mil
  • City of Waterbury: $2.9 mil
  • City of Bridgeport: $2.8 mil
Click here to read HUD’s press release.

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