An enrollment period for LIHEAP Subsidy will run from November 2 through December 11, 2020. The program is designed to help offset the cost of a household’s heating bill. Applications will be accepted during the enrollment period, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Income eligibility for the program is up to and including 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Benefits are paid directly to the fuel vendor in the form of a voucher. Individuals should acquire and submit an application through their local Community Action Agency office.
The Subsidy component provides households one-time benefit ranging from $50 to $200 depending on income levels and housing category.
All applicants will be required to supply the following documentation at time of application:
- Proof of Social Security Number or Permanent Residence card (Green Card) for each member of the household.
- Proof of all household’s (all members) income from the preceding month.
- Most current heating bill, statement from your landlord if heating expenses are included in your rent, or a statement from utility company if you participate in a Pre-Pay Electric Program.
- The account number and name on the account for main heating fuel sources and electric bill.