This federal website serves as a hub for information about the variation that exists among LIHEAP grantees in the operation of their programs. We also provide the National Energy Assistance Referral (NEAR) service, which refers households needing assistance to a local LIHEAP office and other assistance entities if available. To learn more about the LIHEAP Clearinghouse, please see the “Who We Are” page.
LIHEAP FY21 Funding Proposal Shows Increase in Funding
July 10, 2020 – The FY21 Labor-HHS appropriations bill, released by The House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Education and Related Agencies, reveals a proposal for funding for The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) at $3,765,304,000. This proposal amount is $25 million more than the previous year.
FY21 marks the fourth year that the federal LIHEAP program saw an increase in funding. To learn more about the proposal in funding amounts, read the bill that makes appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and related agencies for the fiscal year that ends September 30, 2021.
To learn more about FY funding allocations for LIHEAP in previous fiscal years, visit the LIHEAP Clearinghouse’s LIHEAP and WAP Funding web page.
WY Receives Additional CARES Act Funding
July 3, 2020
Update Available for Utility Moratoriums During COVID-19
June 26, 2020