August 9, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS), Division of Energy Assistance (DEA), has announced a fourth and final round of funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in federal Fiscal Year 2023, which ends September 30, 2023.
The $15 million represents the final amount of funding appropriated by Congress under the Department of Health and Human Services Appropriations Act, 2023 (Division H of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (Public Law 117-328)]. The Act was signed into law by the President on December 29, 2022. As of August 9, OCS has allocated 100 percent of the LIHEAP funding available.
To learn more, read the Dear Colleague Letter at https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ocs/policy-guidance/fourth-fy-2023-liheap-funding-release.