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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Westmoreland County Secures $3.4 Million for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program

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New County program to improve quality of life of Westmoreland County residents by addressing lead-based paint hazards, and other health and safety household threats through its Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control Program

GREENSBURG, Pa., October 8, 2020 - The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners — Sean Kertes, Douglas Chew and Gina Cerilli — announced today that the County has secured $3 million to address lead-based paint hazards plus an additional $400,000 for home-related health and safety hazards in 142 low-income households. The program will improve the lives of children and families through comprehensive programs to identify and control lead and health hazards in eligible privately-owned rental or owner-occupied homes. The programs will be administered by the Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development’s Community Development Division.

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