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Ending Lead Poisoning

2023 HUD Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Applications are due on May 2, 2023! For more information about the LHR program, eligible grantees, funding availability, and more, check out this Program Overview. For information about GHHI technical assistance for grant preparation, please contact Catherine Lee, Director of Client Services, at

Major Announcements Advancing the Elimination of Lead Poisoning

October 28, 2021 - President Biden unveils the Build Back Better Framework, which will advance the elimination of lead hazards in thousands of homes nation-wide, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announce a lowered blood lead reference level

Read Ruth Ann Norton’s Statement on the Build Back Better Framework and Lowered CDC Blood Lead Reference Level

Learn about what GHHI and are partners are doing to end lead poisoning as a major public health threat in the United States, and what you can do to help.

Calendar of GHHI National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Events

Join us for in-person and virtual events in recognition of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week!


Lead Funding Toolkit!

A practitioner’s guide featuring over 40 funding sources to address residential lead hazards in your community, and tools to help you create a plan to attract, access and deploy sustainable support for lead poisoning prevention! 

Lead Policy and Action Plans

View our lead policy priorities and action plans to end lead poisoning, both from us and our partners.

Lead Policy Impact

Learn about the impact that GHHI has already had through our public policy work to reduce lead exposure.

Sign Our Call to Action

Sign on to our Call to Action to End Lead Poisoning by 2022, an outgrowth of the groundbreaking National Lead Summit in December 2016.

Our Partners

View our funders and partners who make our work possible.

The Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE)

The Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) is the leading authority on energy and environmental issues affecting the District of Columbia. Using a combination of regulations, outreach, education, and incentives, their agency administers programs and services to fulfill our mission. DOEE work’s collaboratively with other government agencies, residents, businesses, and institutions to promote environmentally responsible behavior that will lead to a more sustainable urban environment.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 25-31, 2020

Join the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) 2020 as we lift the voices of our community and advocate for safer, healthier childhoods through the eradication of lead poisoning. The goal of NLPPW is to bring together individuals, organizations, industry, and governments to bring awareness to the dangers of childhood lead poisoning.

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