Lead Hazard Control

The City of Lancaster provides funding for appropriate control efforts for lead and other home hazards in housing occupied by low- and moderate-income households, especially those with children under the age of 6. The purpose of the program is to protect residents, especially children, from the dangers of these home hazards. Funding is available for owner-occupied homes and residential rental properties. Both single-family and multi-family units (4 or less units) are eligible. Priority is given to families with children under the age of six.


  1. Own a residential property in the incorporated area of the city of Lancaster.
  2. Own a residential property built before 1978.
  3. Have children under the age of 6 living in the home.
  4. Meet program income requirements.

Income Guidelines

Single-family owner-occupied units - The total household income must be less than 80% of Area Median Income (AMI).

Multi-family units - At least 50% of units must have total household income of less than 50% of Area Median Income (AMI). Remaining units must have total household income of less than 80% the Area Median Income (AMI).

Click the link below to see the current income limits:

How to Apply

If you meet the program requirements, please call the Community Development office at (740) 687-6663 or click the "APPLY" button below to see if you qualify for the Lead Hazard Control program.

The City of Lancaster's Lead Hazard Control Program is financed through funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

If you do not qualify for the City of Lancaster Lead Hazard Control Program, please check our Health Hazard Resources page for other options.

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equal-housing-opportunity-logoSubmission of request does NOT guarantee assistance.

The City will not discriminate against any application on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, familial status or disability. Program guidelines are available in alternative formats upon request.

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