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Canton Wins $3.3 Million Lead Abatement Grant

CANTON, Ohio (News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – Getting the lead out.

The city of Canton is one of four cities and five counties in Ohio to receive funding from HUD for the removal of lead paint in homes.

The city got $3.3 million.

The hope is to do lead remediation in 200 homes over the next three years.

It’s a competitive grant, and this is the first time the city’s gotten it.

The grant is from the HUD “Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes”.

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