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City of Omaha receives $3.1 million to protect families from home hazards

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Posted at 12:19 PM, Feb 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-15 13:19:04-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The City of Omaha has been awarded $3.1 million to protect families from lead and other home hazards.

City officials will join HUD Great Plains Regional Administrator Jason Mohr for an award ceremony. $2.5 million will be awarded in Lead Based Paint Hazard Reduction funding and another $600,000 in Healthy Homes Supplemental funding.

The city will address lead hazards in 150 housing units to provide safer homes for low income families with children, along with performing healthy homes assessments.