Millions awarded to help communities expand residential lead hazard services

Grants target six areas including Detroit

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has awarded nearly $7 million in grants to expand residential lead hazard control services to eligible households with a Medicaid-enrolled resident.

Funding is provided through Michigan’s Children’s Health Insurance Program. Grants of up to $1.5 million were available for qualifying cities, counties or consortia to provide lead hazard control services.

Awarded grantees include: City of Battle Creek, City of Grand Rapids, Human Development Commission, City of Detroit, City of Muskegon and the Community Action Agency. 

The grants will target the following areas: Calhoun County, Kent County, Huron, Tuscola, Sanilac and Lapeer counties, Detroit, Muskegon County and Lenawee County. 

The City of Detroit will receive $1,274,300. The cities of Battle Creek and Grand Rapids will each receive $1.5 million. 

The community action agency will receive $845,695 while the City of Muskegon will receive $880,005 and the Human Development Commission will get $962,807. 


 

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