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1. Learn about this resource. 

Residents can use financial assistance from us—DC Government—to replace lead-based paint from their homes. We work with a local nonprofit to pay for the projects and find a repair person to complete work on your home.


This program is called the Lead Reduction Program and is offered by the Department of Energy & Environment.

2. Check if you are eligible.

You are eligible if all of these statements are true:

  • You live in DC.

  • You live in a house or building built before 1978.

  • Your household’s annual gross income—your income before paying taxes—is at or below the limits based on your household size. You can check by answering the two questions below.

reduce lead paint in your home?


This resource is provided by:

You do not need to be a homeowner to apply for this program.

Department of Energy and Environment

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This page was last updated October 2022.

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