City gets $5.6 million federal grant for lead paint abatement program

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 03, 2019 12:52 PM CT | Published: December 03, 2019 12:52 PM CT

The City of Memphis has $5.6 million, most of it in federal funding, to test for and remove lead paint from up to 350 single-family homes and multi-family housing units in the city and county built before 1978.

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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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