Lead-Safe Homes Program

Due to COVID-19 Emergency Response, Peoria City/County Health Department is closed to the public. Limited services are available. 

Temporary guidelines to access limited services

Lead Safe Homes Program:  309-679-6120

Appointments only with curbside assistance for applications and signatures.


Lead-safe homes program

The Lead-Safe Homes Program addresses the issue of Peoria County having one of the highest lead poisoning rates in the State of Illinois. Exposure to lead paint can have many harmful effects to pregnant women and to children. Lead paint can be found in older homes on windows, siding, and doors. For information and qualifications for the program, call 309-679-6120.

The Lead-Safe Homes Program repairs may include siding, doors, windows, soffits and/or painting. Program guidelines include:

  • 20% landlord match contribution
  • 3 year occupancy requirement following mitigation work (Promissory Note)
  • Current homeowners’ insurance
  • Historical, flood plain clearance
  • Income eligibility based on household size
  • Paid property taxes
  • Proof of Ownership (Recorded Deed)
  • Residence in 61603, 61604, 61605, or 61606 ZIP code
  • Single family residence built prior to 1978

View our Lead-Safe Housing Registry for homes with repairs through this program.

Lead Hazard Removal Photos

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Before Lead Hazard Removal Program

A rundown house with a brick front porch.

After Lead Hazard Removal Program

A house with new paint and a brick front porch.

Healthy Homes

Learn more about keeping the home free of health hazards such as lead-based paint, mold, malfunctioning gas appliances, carbon monoxide poisoning, and improper storage of pesticides.

Keeping Your Home Healthy & Safe

Healthy Homes Brochure

Healthy Housing Assessment Video

Healthy Housing Assessment Video

Healthy Home Video

Healthy Homes Video