2022 National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference

October 18 – 20, 2022

Held at the Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor at Camden Yards

Baltimore, MD

Time to network again! Time to mingle again!

In addition to offering an excellent learning experience, the 2022 National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference will provide attendees with multiple opportunities to meet with colleagues from across the country to discuss program ideas, ways to deal with problem areas, how to meet program goals and to share what works best and what doesn’t.

Conference Schedule and Draft Program

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Two Concurrent Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshop #1
Part 1 – Review and demonstration of lead detection technologies
Part 2 – How to take a dust wipe to meet the new clearance standards
Part 3 – How to attract and work with qualified lead abatement contractors
Part 4 – Q&A Session

Workshop #2
How to address home-based environmental health and safety hazards and provide a prioritized list of recommendations to address those hazards.

1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Opening General Session
Part 1 – HUD’s Policies and Funding Opportunities to Conduct Lead Poisoning Prevention, Lead Hazard Control, and Healthy Housing Programs
Part 2 – Presentations and Roundtable Discussion on the Need and Opportunities to Amend Title X of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992.
Part 3 – Presentation on ARPA Funding Opportunities for Lead Reduction
Part 4 – Presentation on the Lead Safe Cleveland Initiative, a Collaborative Program with Private Industry and Local Organizations in Support of Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach and Education

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Networking Reception and Exhibit Viewing

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Two Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout #1 on Lead Poisoning Prevention and Lead Hazard Control Issues
Part 1 – Impact of the new EPA clearance standards on abatement practices and laboratory procedures, and the impact of the new CDC reference value on managing and reporting public health programs
Part 2 – Update on Replacing Lead Service Lines: Funding and Strategy Options
Part 3 – An Arts-based Educational Campaign to Raise Awareness about Lead Poisoning

Breakout #2 on Healthy Housing and Home Safety Issues
Part 1 – How to Deploy a Local Action Challenge Supported by a Healthy Housing Framework to Inform, Guide, and Acknowledge Progress in Addressing and Improving Healthy Housing.
Part 2 – How to Achieve Healthy Housing Environments at Childcare Facilities, both Home-based and Standalone
Part 3 – Strategies for Engaging Local Code Officials in Support of Healthy Housing Programs

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Luncheon

1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Two Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout #1 on Lead Poisoning Prevention and Lead Hazard Control Issues
Part 1 – Strategies for Engaging Community Health Workers in Local Lead Poisoning Prevention Efforts
Part 2 – Presentation on a Grantee Collaborative, How It Serves Grantees in the Carolinas and How Other Grantees Can Do the Same
Part 3 – Notre Dame University Lead Project: A New Technology for Screening Environmental Lead Hazards in Soil, Dust, Paint, and Water

Breakout #2 on Healthy Housing Issues
Part 1 – How to Put a “BreathEasy” Program to Work in Your Community
Part 2 – Advancing Medicaid Investment in Healthy Housing
Part 3 – Dealing with “Myths, Mysteries, and Mistakes”

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Networking Reception and Exhibit Viewing

Thursday, October 20, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – General Session
Part 1 – Strategies for Enacting Local Lead Poisoning Prevention Laws at the Municipal and State Levels
Part 2 – Restarting Lead and Healthy Housing Initiatives after COVID
Part 3 – A Parent’s Story about Their Lead Poisoned Child

12:00 p.m. – Adjournment

Conference Topics (Partial Listing)

  • A workshop that features a discussion of the new lead in paint standard and demonstrations on how to take a dust wipe; how to collect a paint chip sample; how to take a soil sample; how to read a lead inspection report; and, how to read a lab analysis.
  • A workshop that addresses home-based environmental health and safety hazards and will provide a prioritized list of recommendations to address those hazards.
  • Federal Agencies Roundtable: representatives from HUD, EPA, and CDC will discuss changes to Federal programs, policies, and funding opportunities for lead poison prevention, lead hazard control, and healthy housing initiatives.
  • The need and opportunities for amending Title X: what are the particular issues that need to be addressed in order to make the HUD programs more flexible and available for communities.
  • Achieving healthy indoor environments at childcare facilities, both home-based and standalone.
  • Strategies for engaging local code officials in support of lead and healthy housing programs.
  • Engaging Community Health Workers in support of lead and healthy housing programs.
  • Replacing Lead Service Lines: federal and local funding and strategy options.
  • Reaching and educating refugee populations about lead poisoning hazards, lead reduction measures, and healthy home environments.
  • Home safety and injury prevention strategies.
  • Environmental justice programs and policies.
  • Guidelines for replicating newly enacted lead poisoning prevention laws at the municipal level.
  • Preventing exposure to second-hand and third-hand smoke.
  • Examining Federal rules regarding the knowledge and communication of asbestos in buildings.

Conference Location and Hotel Information

Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor at Camden Yards

110 S Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

To receive the conference room rate of $169 single or double occupancy, and to make hotel reservations, call 1 (877)-212-5752 or 1 (800) 228-9290 (Marriott Group Reservations), provide the conference name (Lead & Healthy Housing Conference) and the dates of the conference ( October 17 – 20, 2022). Or, use the following link to make your reservations online: https://book.passkey.com/go/LeadHealthyHousingConference.

If you have trouble making your reservation at the conference room rate, send an email using this contact form.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Convenience Store
  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Wake up Calls
  • Turndown Service
  • Service Request

Registration Information

For those registering between now and August 31, 2022:

Number Attending: For 1 person from an organization
Regular Rate: $195
LEHA Member Rate: $165
HUD Grantees Rate: $165

Number Attending: For 2 or 3 persons from an organization
Regular Rate: $180 per person
LEHA Member Rate: $165
HUD Grantees Rate: $165

Number Attending: For 4 or more persons from an organization
Regular Rate: $165 per person
LEHA Member Rate: $165
HUD Grantees Rate: $165

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