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Title: HUD`s lead-based paint activities

Title X of Public Law 102-550 is a major piece of legislation for the Department having to do with lead-based paint. It changes the way the Department is going to be doing all of its work with lead-based paint in all areas except public housing. It is a mandate from Congress for a great deal of change. It is going to cause revisions in the regulations. Title X authorizes a grant program to State and local governments for the abatement of lead-based paint in low income, privately owned housing. This is an area that has not gotten attention from the Federal government before. The first series of grants have been awarded, some $46 million, to six States, three cities, and one county. The grantees have been selected for $91 million that will go to 19 winners. They received 63 applications, again from State and local governments, again for privately owned housing. There is a third grant series in this fiscal year. The applications for the $142 million are due July 5, 1994. Again, HUD is looking at privately owned housing. This is not housing that is, in most cases, federally assisted in any way.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
78008
Report Number(s):
CONF-9406319--
TRN: IM9531%%58
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: HazMat `94: international environmental management and technology conference and exhibition, Philadelphia, PA (United States), 15-17 Jun 1994; Other Information: PBD: 1994; Related Information: Is Part Of HazMat 94 international. Twelfth annual environmental management and technology conference international: Proceedings; PB: 696 p.
Publisher:
Advanstar Expositions, Glen Ellyn, IL (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; LEAD; POLLUTION REGULATIONS; US HUD; SAFETY STANDARDS; POLLUTION ABATEMENT; PAINTS; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS