CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire is getting $5.8 million to help keep families and children safe from lead-based paint and other housing-related health hazards.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is providing $2.9 million to both the city of Nashua and the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority.

The funding was announced by Democratic U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan.

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