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Lead Hazard Removal

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Peoria County has 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.


WTVP At Issue in Brief
Lead Hazard Programs
WTVP At Issue in Brief
Lead Hazard Removal


Grant Program to Make Your Home Lead-Safe

Lead Hazard Control Program:

Repairs may include siding, doors, windows, soffits and/or painting.

  1. Residence in 61603, 61604, 61605, or 61606 ZIP code
  2. Single family residence built prior to 1978
  3. Income eligibility based on household size
  4. Paid property taxes
  5. Entry Door
    Room Interior
  6. Historical, flood plain clearance
  7. Current homeowners' insurance
  8. Proof of Ownership (Recorded Deed)
  9. 15% landlord match contribution
  10. 3 year occupancy requirement following mitigation work (Promissory Note)

Examples of possible lead
hazard removal projects



Before Lead Hazard Removal Program
Before Lead Hazard Removal Program
After Lead Hazard Removal Program
After Lead Hazard Removal Program


Healthy Homes

Learn more about keeping the home free of health hazards such as lead-based paint, mold, malfunctioning gas appliances, carbon monoxide poisoning, and improper storage of pesticides.


Healthy Homes Video

Healthy Housing Assessment Video

Healthy Homes:
Keeping Your Home Healthy and Safe


Lead Paint Safety Field Guide

Renovate Right: Lead Hazard Information


Childhood Lead Screening 309/679-6068

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