Lead Safe Maricopa County

Maricopa County homeowners and renters living outside the city of Phoenix may be qualified to receive services from the Human Services Department’s Lead Safe Maricopa County program. This no-cost program aims to reduce childhood lead poisoning by creating lead-safe housing for the County’s most vulnerable families. Services available for eligible homeowners and renters will include lead-based paint home inspections and hazard reduction services.

For more information about lead poisoning, please visit the Arizona Department of Health Services’ website.

If you live in Phoenix, please contact the City of Phoenix to learn about their Lead Safe Phoenix program. 

To apply for the Lead Safe Maricopa County program, follow the step-by-step instructions below.

How to Apply

Step 1 Check Eligibility

To qualify for the Lead Safe program, a homeowner or renter must meet the following criteria:

  • Housing is in Maricopa County, but not in the city of Phoenix;
  • Housing was built before 1978;
  • Housing is a single-family home or an apartment complex with less than 15 units;
  • A child under the age of six (6) or a pregnant woman lives in the home or a child under the age of six (6) visits at least three hours a day on two (2) separate days a week; and
  • Household’s total income is at or below 80% Area Median Income. 

80% of the Area Median Income

80% of the Area Median Income for Fiscal Year 2021 as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Effective April 2020.
Household Size
Annual Household Income
Each Additional Person
Contact us for households larger than 8

Step 2Complete Online Inquiry Form

To receive additional information about the Lead Safe Maricopa County program, please complete the confidential online inquiry form by clicking on the button below. After you have submitted the form, the Human Services Department will contact you within 10 business days to discuss your inquiry.

If you have questions, require assistance with the completion of the form, or would like to request the form in paper, please call 602-506-1258, TTY 711, or email LeadSafe@maricopa.gov.