House and Hand logo BLUE.png Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Reduction Program (HHLHR)


The City of Dallas has implemented the HHLHR Program to reduce and eliminate childhood Lead poisoning along with other housing-related health & safety hazards.  Studies suggest that issues like asthma and unintentional injuries are the cause of sub-standard housing conditions that can easily be prevented.  Exposure to Lead-based paint, structural defects, indoor air quality, exposure to toxic chemicals & contaminants, and hazards that can cause injury can impact the health & safety of residents; leading to Lead poisoning, asthma, allergies, unintentional injuries, cancers, and other issues that can hinder the development of children.

HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard ReductionGrant (LBPHRP):  $2,000,000 in grant funds with CDBG match of $735,000 are available to help identify and reduce Lead-Based Paint Hazards in homes of low-income families, where children under the age of 6 reside. 

HUD Healthy Homes Supplemental Program (HHSP):  $300,000 in grant funds that help to identify and reduce health and saety hazards. 

Qualified applicants will receive:

  • Test your children & expectant mothers for Lead poisoning
  • Test your home for the presence of Lead-Based Paint
  • Have Lead, Health & Safety hazards reduced from your home by a licensed contractor

Eligibility requirements:

  • Home is structurally sound and within Dallas City Limits
  • Home built before 1978 with clear title
  • Current on property tax & mortgage
  • Occupied by a child/children under the age of 6
  • Combined Household income at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI)




For more details and information, please see the links below:

HHLHR Program Frequently Asked Questions

HUD Healthy Homes Pamphlet link- Spanish

HUD Healthy Homes Pamphlet link- English

2020 HHLHR Program PowerPoint Presentation 

Renovate Right - English

Renovate Right - Spanish