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Benefit Levels for Heating, Cooling and Crisis

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State/Territory
FY
Heat min
Heat max
Cool min
Cool max
Crisis max
Comment
Alabama
2018 $270 $450 $290 $430 $850
Alaska
2018 $180 $3,150     $3,150  
American Samoa
2018 $25 $150 $700  
Arizona
2018 $75 $800 $75 $800 $500  
Arkansas
2018 $52 $309 $52 $640 $500  
California
2018 $140 $1,000 $140 $1,000 $1,000  
Colorado
2018 $300 $900     $3,700  
Connecticut
2018 $275 $660     $655  
Delaware
2018 $100 $1,889 $1 $1,000 $5,000  
District of Columbia
2018 $250 $1,500 $250 $1,500 $600  
Florida
2018 $150 $475 $150 $475 $600  
Georgia
2018 $310 $350     $350  
Hawaii
2018 $350 $1,380 $500  
Idaho
2018 $50 $876     $750  
Illinois
2018 $100 $1,164     $750  
Indiana
2018 $205 $890 $75 $75 $400 Crisis: $205 regulated utility; $400 bulk fuels
Iowa
2018 $40 $680     $3,000  
Kansas
2018 $49 $1,819     $1,819  
Kentucky
2018 $34 $274 $50 $175 $250  
Louisiana
2018 $150 $600 $150 $600 $475  
Maine
2018 $156 $2,668     $400  
Mariana Islands
2018 $58 $230 $500  
Maryland
2018 $120 $2,213     $1,791  
Massachusetts
2018 $375 $850     $850 Deliverable Fuel Benefits: $480- $800; Utilities: $275 - $600
Michigan
2018 $1 $925     $1,200  
Minnesota
2018 $200 $1,400     $600  
Mississippi
2018 $1 $1,500 $1 $1,500 $1,500  
Missouri
2018 $45 $450     $800 Summer crisis: $300 max
Montana
2018 $114 $2,817     $9,999 Crisis payment may be made for actual cost to alleviate an emergency or life threatening emergency. Crisis cooling assistance is allowable during sustained high temperatures.
Nebraska
2018 $170 $1,000 $280 $680 $500  
Nevada
2018 $180 $1,584 $180 $1,496 $1,584  
New Hampshire
2018 $75 $1,125     $1,125  
New Jersey
2018 $47 $1,056 $200 $200 $450  
New Mexico
2017 $70 $490 $70 $490 $490  
New York
2018 $21 $726 $10 $800 $675 Crisis: winter only
North Carolina
2018 $200 $400 $600  
North Dakota
2018 $8 6,200 $1 $800 $500
Ohio
2018 $88 $604 $750 $500 cooling crisis max.
Oklahoma
2018 $35 $275 $150 $344 $500  
Oregon
2018 $250 $1,100 $250 $1,100 $500  
Pennsylvania
2018 $200 $1,000     $500  
Puerto Rico
2018 $120 $660 $750  
Rhode Island
2018 $600 $860     $1,500  
South Carolina
2018 $300 $750 $300 $675 $1,000 Base benefit is $225, add $50 for Senior or Disabled, $75 if household income is less than 100% FPG, $25 for child 5 or under and $75 for energy burden for a max of $500.
South Dakota
2018 $334 $2,182     $1,200  
Tennessee
2018 $150 $600 $150 $600 $600  
Texas
2018 $1 $5,400 $1 $5,400 $1,200 0 - 50% FPG: $1,200 max; 50% - 75%: $1,100 max; 75% - 125%: $1,000 max.
Utah
2018 $71 $691     $1,000
Vermont
2018 $21 $1,769     $444 Oil, kerosene and propane: 125 gallons; Firewood: one cord; Coal and pellets: one ton
Virginia
2018 $175 $543 $50 $550 $2,500  
Washington
2018 $100 $1,000     $1,000  
West Virginia
2018 $100 $700     $5,000  
Wisconsin
2018 $30 $1,765     $1,200 Cooling is part of year-round crisis.
Wyoming
2018 $50 $1,197     $550  

 

Source: FY 2018 State LIHEAP Plans.

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