County Executive Ryan McMahon Announces Onondaga County Awarded $5.6 Million for Lead Abatement from the Department of Housing & Urban Development

Award is 10th successful application for funding

Syracuse, N.Y. – County Executive J. Ryan McMahon, II announced that Onondaga County was informed their application to the Department of Housing and Urban Development for $5.6 million was successfully awarded today. Five million will go towards lead hazard reduction and six-hundred thousand for Healthy Homes supplemental funds. This announcement comes after the city partnered with Onondaga County to win a $4.2 million lead grant earlier this year.

County Executive J. Ryan McMahon, II said, “Tackling the issue of lead has been one of my top priorities as County Executive. I am thrilled that Onondaga County was successful, yet again, in receiving this additional funding. This will go a long way in addressing lead in our aging housing stock and keeping families safe.” McMahon continued, “Our community now has more funding than ever to tackle this problem. I want to thank our many partners who made this possible, including Senator Schumer, Secretary Carson and Congressman Katko who understand that we are all in this together and helping us to continue our undeniable progress.”