Our Lead and Healthy Homes Program works to improve the quality, health and safety of low-income housing in Philadelphia.
We offer services to help you and your family make your home healthier and safer:
- We provide information, referral and training to promote healthy homes and prevent lead poisoning.
- We offer private in-home services to eligible families, including home inspection and remediation to reduce hazards.
- We enforce lead laws and regulations, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Law Department.
Parents and Caregivers »
Parents and caregivers can protect themselves and their families from environmental health risks.
Health Care Providers »
Medical professionals can help to prevent lead poisoning and other home-based hazards.
Landlords and Tenants »
Landlords and tenants play an important role in ensuring that rental homes are healthy and safe.
Laws and Regulations »
Laws and regulations protect Philadelphia residents from unsafe and unhealthy living conditions.
Lead Paint Disclosure and Certification »
We help landlords to comply with the Philadelphia law that requires property rented to families with children 6 years and younger to be lead safe.
Lead-Free Kids: Preventing Lead Poisoning in Philadelphia
Environmental Protection Agency
Pennsylvania Lead Awareness Project
USDA’s Healthy Home Partnerships