TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER p: HAZARDOUS AND POISONOUS SUBSTANCES
PART 843 ILLINOIS CLEAR-WIN PROGRAM CODE
SECTION 843.50 LEAD DIRECT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LDAP)


 

Section 843.50 †Lead Direct Assistance Program (LDAP)

 

a)†††††††† The purpose of the Lead Direct Assistance Program is to employ primary prevention strategies to prevent childhood lead poisoning.† The following shall apply to application for and implementation of assistance under LDAP and to the administration of LDAP by the Department and its delegate agencies.

 

b)†††††††† LDAP Application Evaluation Criteria

 

1)†††††††† Applicants have read and intend to comply with the Lead Safe Housing Maintenance Standards provided by the Department (see Section 843.90); and

 

2)†††††††† If the property is a rental property, the recipient must also certify that he or she will continue to rent to the same tenant or other low-income tenant for a period of not less than 5 years following completion of the work [410 ILCS 43/16(b)].

 

3)†††††††† Applications for assistance will be evaluated for funding when a complete application on forms developed by the Department or its agents is submitted. Assistance is subject to availability of program funding and covered costs cannot exceed the assessed value of the property.

 

A)††††††† Assistance may be approved for owner-occupied properties when:

 

i)††††††††† the property contains lead hazards;

 

ii)†††††††† the property is a child-occupied property, a child care facility, or the residence of a pregnant woman; and

 

iii)††††††† the owner is low-income.

 

B)††††††† Assistance may be approved for rental properties when:

 

i)††††††††† the property contains lead hazards; and

 

ii)†††††††† 50% or more of the renters in the residential property are low-income.

 

C)††††††† Assistance may be approved for any residence that is subject to a Lead Mitigation Notice or Order issued by the Department or its delegate.

 

c)†††††††† Work Authorized by LDAP

Work that may be completed with funding provided pursuant to LDAP includes the following:

 

1)†††††††† Abatement of lead hazards in residential properties associated with lead-based paint, dust, and soil;

 

2)†††††††† Removal and replacement of lead hazards in residential properties associated with leaded plumbing including, but not limited to, lead service lines.

 

d)†††††††† An applicant that does not meet the criteria in subsection (b) or otherwise will not be a fund recipient will be notified by the Departmentís delegate agency.