Greensboro can help homeowners get rid of lead paint with HUD grant

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The City of Greensboro has now received five grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help homeowners and families get rid of lead paint in their home.

The Environmental Protection Agency banned the use of lead paint back in 1978 after revelations of the health hazards chipping paint can have on people, especially kids, if accidentally ingested.

Greensboro will receive $2.9 million for it's lead-safe housing program. So far the program has helped...

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