Who do I contact if I have questions about the program?

You can either call 563-690-5791 or email us at homerepairs@ecia.org.

What is the Lead Hazard Control Program?

ECIA has been awarded federal funding to reduce and/or eliminate lead-based paint hazards in eligible areas (Delaware, Dubuque County [Excluding the City of Dubuque], City of Clinton, and City of Maquoketa).


  • Was your property built before 1978?
  • Do you fall within the HUD income guidelines (below)?
  • Do you have any children visiting or living with you age 5 and under?

How Does the Lead Program Work?

  • After completing and submitting an interest form, here are the steps in the process:
  • After you apply for the program, ECIA staff will confirm your eligibility.
  • Once deemed eligible, inspectors will conduct a surface-by-surface inspection at your home to determine any lead hazards.
  • After the inspection, the lead inspection report and proposed scope of work will be submitted to you for review.
  • If everything is acceptable, a walk through with a lead abatement contractor will be scheduled in order to secure a bid.
  • After a bid is secured, materials will be ordered and work can begin.*
  • Once work is completed, your family will return to a lead-safe home.

*Relocation may be necessary depending on the scope of work and is covered by the program.

Renovation, Remodeling, and Repainting Rule FAQs

How much will this cost me?

  • If you meet the qualifications, all services will be provided FREE!
  • If you are a landlord and meet the qualifications, you will be asked to contribute 10% of project costs!
Income Guidelines for 2024
2024 ECIA Home Repair Program Income Guidelines
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