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HUD Lead Abatement Grant


The County of Bergen has been awarded a $3.3 million grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to abate lead paint hazards in the homes of qualified residents in Bergen County. The goal of the program is to provide Lead-Safe housing and Healthy Homes. The following are eligibility criteria: 


1. Construction Year; property built prior to 1978 
2. Occupancy: Child under 6 year old residing or spending significant time at the property
3. Owner occupied or tenant occupied property
4. Pregnant woman
5. At or below 80% median income
If you think you qualify based on these pre requisites, please send in your application to:
County of Bergen 
Attn: Jessica Speer
Department of Health Services 
220 E. Ridgewood Ave, suites 201, Paramus, NJ 07652 


Learn about the Childhood Lead Prevention Program (Use Bergen Childhood...pdf)

Contact Us

Hansel F. Asmar

Director/Health Officer

Karen A. Wolujewicz

Assistant Health Officer

 Bergen County Department of Health Services

One Bergen County Plaza  • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-634-2600 • Fax: 201-336-6086

Health & Safety Hotline: 201-225-7000