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Making Syracuse Lead Safe, One Window at a Time

Syracuse’s aging housing stock, of which a high proportion is privately-owned rental units, is still poisoning children with lead, nearly 40 years after lead paint was banned. That is because deferred maintenance on low-income rental properties has led to chipping, flaking and peeling paint that can be accidentally ingested or inhaled by dust. The responsibility of keeping these homes safe

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Community Foundation Joins Sustainable Homes Effort

The Central New York Community Foundation is excited to join Home HeadQuarters, the City of Syracuse, Onondaga County and multiple community partners to help launch a new sustainable homes program in Syracuse. The initiative recently received a jump-start with a $1,000,000 grant from the Office of Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. The Community Foundation is assisting this effort with funding, convening and

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