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CT Receives Funding from HUD to Ensure Environmentally Safe Homes

5 July 2017
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.