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 -   2008 New Grantee Orientation Presentations
 -   New Grantee Start-up Resources

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 -   EPA dramatically strengthens the nation's air quality standards for lead
 -   HUD's Healthy Homes Strategic Plan
 -   The Fall 08 Healthy Homes Newsletter
 -   2008 National Healthy Homes Conference Website

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 -   Information for Hurricane-damaged Homes: HUD has information and guidance for cleaning up homes hit by hurricanes.  You’ll find guidance and step-by-step instructions on how to find and clean up mold to keep you and your family safe!
 -   Controlling and Preventing Household Mold and Moisture Problems
 -   Previously announced NOFAs
 -   All Grantees: Access the Quarterly Progress Reporting System. For technical difficulties email.
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2008 National Healthy Homes Conference presentations are here!

Presentations from the Building a Framework for Healthy Housing conference are now available online.

EPA Announces CARE Cooperative Agreement Requests for Proposal

The EPA has just announced the 2009 request for proposals for its Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) program. The CARE RFP is available online. The deadline is March 16. EPA will run three webcasts for prospective applicants on Feb. 3, 24 and 27. Additional information about the CARE program is available online.

OHHLHC publishes four new policy guidance documents

These four new policy guidance documents will clarify important issues pertaining to minimal rehabilitation, performing risk assessments and lead inspections prior to Release of Funds, work that may be completed during Close-out, and providing lead grant assistance to properties subject to enforcement actions.

Updated PIH Guidance on Lead-Safe Housing Rule and Lead Disclosure Rule for Field Office Staff and Public Housing Agencies

The Office of Public and Indian Housing updated its lead regulatory guidance to field staff by issuing guidance describing how lead safety is addressed in all of its programs, and by issuing a lead compliance toolkit for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Both documents are on a single PIH Guidance Web page in the Guidebooks section of HUDclips.

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HUD is conducting the "Healthy Homes for Healthy Kids" campaign, a three-year, 30-city outreach effort to inform parents about health and safety hazards in the home. This can include lead paint, mold, moisture, and pests like mice and cockroaches. For more information about the campaign, please call (212) 542-7411.


 -   HUD, EPA and U.S. Attorney in Minnesota Announce Legal Settlement with Minneapolis and St. Paul Landlords - 179 units to be made lead-safe
 -   The National Lead Information Center (NLIC) Document Distribution: The NLIC sends out single copies of materials about lead hazards and lead poisoning prevention. Reach the NLIC on-line or call 1-800-424-LEAD
 -   Safe Rehabilitation of Water-damaged Homes
 -   Course Manual; Respirator Guide
 -   Printed copies are available from OHHLHC.
 -   Learn about hazards in your home (Los Angeles Healthy Homes for Healthy Kids Campaign featured):
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