LIHEAP Requirements

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Eligible clients not exceed the following income criteria per household size:

Household Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
HEA Monthly Gross Income $ $2,010 $2,707 $3,404 $4,100 $4,797 $5,494 $6,190 $6,887 $7,584 $7,935 $8,101 $8,266
USF Monthly Gross Income $ $1,759 $2,369 $2,978 $3,588 $4,198 $4,807 $5,417 $6,026 $6,636 $7,245 $7,855 $8,465

Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2018

First Person

Each Additional Person

$12,060

$4,180

 

 

In addition to filling out the LIHEAP/USF application in its entirety, eligible households must provide COPIES of the following documentation:

  1. Social security cards for all members of the household
  2. Proof of four consecutive weeks of income for all household members 18 and over: Income includes, but is not limited to, employment pay stubs, unemployment, social security, SSI, pension, business income, rental income, food stamps, TANF etc.

    If a household member 18 or over does not have income, they may fill out a zero income form or write a letter stating that they have NO income which must be signed and dated by the household member.
  3. Proof of residence:
    If you own your home: a copy of the current mortgage statement, tax bill or deed.
    If you rent: A copy of your current lease or letter from your landlord/tenant verification form
  4. Current utility bill:
    A copy of your most recent utility bill- gas, electric or deliverable fuel- must be provided. Please provide the full first page of the bill as we cannot accept bill stubs.

If you are applying for cooling benefits, you must also provide a letter from your doctor stating the medical necessity for needing to have air in the summer. The letter must be signed and stamped by the Doctor in order for it to be valid.