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$3.65 Billion Released to LIHEAP Grantees for Federal Fiscal Year 2019

October 29, 2018 –$3.65 billion has been released to The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) grantees for the federal fiscal year 2019. The announcement was made by The Division of Energy Assistance, and Office of Community Services on October 26, 2018. Award letters with individual funding amounts will be sent to grantees who have completed their FY 2019 LIHEAP plans.

Kentucky CAP Begins LIHEAP Pre-registration Oct. 22

October 18, 2018 – The Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) of Kentucky will be accepting pre-registration applications from Monday, October 22 until Friday, November 2. All other applications will be accepted from Monday, November 5 until Friday, December 14.

Pre-registration is available for those who receive a fixed income, are over 60 years of age or are disabled. Vulnerable household applicants must remember to bring proof of fixed income, age and disability.

Kentucky CAP Begins LIHEAP Pre-registration Oct. 22

October 18, 2018 – The Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) of Kentucky will be accepting pre-registration applications from Monday, October 22 until Friday, November 2. All other applications will be accepted from Monday, November 5 until Friday, December 14.

Pre-registration is available for those who receive a fixed income, are over 60 years of age or are disabled. Vulnerable household applicants must remember to bring proof of fixed income, age and disability.

House Passes Minibus with $50 Million Increase for LIHEAP

September 28, 2018 – The FY19 Labor, Health and Human Services and Defense Appropriations minibus package has been passed this week. The package, which includes $3.69 billion in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is a $50 million increase over FY18.

The agreement includes $3.69 billion for LIHEAP to assist more than 6 million low income households with their home energy costs.

The following is an excerpt from Congresswoman Shea-Porter’s letter to senior appropriators in the House to support funding for LIHEAP.

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