CHICAGO (WLS) -- Applications are now open for two programs to assist Chicago homeowners who wish to replace their lead service lines.
The Homeowner-Initiated Program waives up to $3,100 in permit fees for residents who wish to replace their service lines, city officials said. Those interested must be planning the line replacement independent of a home renovation.
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The Equity Program was designed to help everyone who is interested have the chance to replace their line. To qualify, applicants must:
Both programs are limited to single-family and two-flat homeowners and are completely voluntary.
More information and the applications can be found at https://www.leadsafechicago.org/lead-service-line-replacement.