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Healthy Homes Lead Program
Lead-safe homeAbout the Program
The Healthy Homes Lead Program is a collaborative effort headed by the City of Moline in partnership with the City of Rock Island, City of East Moline, City of Sterling, Project NOW, Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation and the Rock Island County Health Department. The program is dedicated to reducing lead hazards in 152 homes/ under the current (2013-2016) Healthy Homes Lead Hazard Control (LHC) grant.

For more information, contact Community Development Program Manager K.J. Whitley at 309.524.2044.


Funding

The current LHC program is funded by a $2.5 million grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It is enhanced with more than $360,000 in additional matching funds.  

Eligibility
The Healthy Homes LHC Program assist low to moderate income households with children under the age of six in the City of Moline, City of East Moline, City of Sterling and the City of Rock Island to reduce lead hazards in existing housing built prior to 1978. The child either may live in the home or visit more than 200 hours per year (relative’s children, daycare, etc…).  Owner occupied, rental, and vacant units in the above cities are eligible for program participation due to the prevalence of lead-poisoned children living in these communities. For more information, see the Application / Eligibility page.

Lead Application