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The Lead-Safe Homes Program addresses the issue of Peoria County having one of the highest lead poisoning rates in the State of Illinois. Exposure to lead paint can have many harmful effects to pregnant women and to children. Lead paint can be found in older homes on windows, siding, and doors. For information, qualifications, and appointments, call 309-679-6120.
The Lead-Safe Homes Program repairs may include siding, doors, windows, soffits and/or painting. Program guidelines include:
20% landlord match contribution
3 year occupancy requirement following mitigation work (Promissory Note)
Current homeowners’ insurance
Historical, flood plain clearance
Income eligibility based on household size
Paid property taxes
Proof of Ownership (Recorded Deed)
Residence in 61603, 61604, 61605, or 61606 ZIP code