Lead Hazard Control Program - Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future

Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services (HCPHES) Lead Hazard Control Program is committed to eliminating lead-based paint hazards in Harris County housing units. HCPHES is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to administer the Lead Hazard Control Program. The Programís activities include:

  • Educating health care professionals and families of children about the hazards of lead poisoning and the methods of reducing the sources of lead,
  • Conducting public education and outreach about the hazards of lead based paint,
  • Identifying and assessing housing units with lead based paint hazards, and
  • Providing lead hazard reduction and relocation (when necessary) for families in housing units.

Harris County Service Areas

All housing units must be located within the Harris County service area, which includes unincorporated Harris County and the following cities: Pasadena, Baytown, Bellaire, Deer Park, Galena Park, Humble, Jacinto City, Katy, LaPorte, Morganís Point, Seabrook, Shoreacres, South Houston, Tomball, Waller, Webster and West University Place. If you live in the City of Houston, visit CLPPP.

Lead hazard control services are contracted with local firms with experience in performing lead abatement work and certified by the Texas Department State of Health Services.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week October 19 Ė October 25, 2014

Lead Hazard Control Program Information

  • HCPHES Lead Program – Schedule a FREE Lead Inspection TODAY!  English | Español
  • Lead Reduction Brochure  English | Español
  • HCPHES Lead Program – How do I Qualify? (Bilingual) | PDF


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Last updated:  October 17, 2014 
Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services
2223 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
Tel: (713) 439-6000

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