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Benefit Levels for Heating, Cooling and Crisis

State/Territory
FY
Heat min
Heat max
Cool min
Cool max
Crisis max
Comment
Alabama
2020 $275 $520 $305 $460 $990 $870 cooling crisis max
Alaska
2020 $280 $4,900     $4,900  
American Samoa
2020 $25 $65 $800 Assistance can be $20.00 to $150.00 depending on the household income. Also, program have accepted homes that use the cash power system. the average amount these families spend on the cash power units per month is $60.00. for each client that applies for assistance and is on the cashpower system, the maximum amount is $25.00 a month. If that amount is used before the end of the month, client must purchase their units.
Arizona
2020 $75 $800 $75 $800 $800
Arkansas
2020 $48 $475 $48 $475 $500 $500 cooling crisis max
California
2020 $152 $1,000 $152 $1,000 $1,000 CSD conducts an “Individual Utility Company Rate Survey” each year. In the survey, utility companies report their residential rates, by county, for gas and electricity. CSD uses this information to establish average utility costs for each county. These costs are factored into the heating and cooling benefit formula to determine LIHEAP benefit levels.
Colorado
2020 $200 $700     $3,700  
Connecticut
2020 $340 $725     $600  
Delaware
2020 $100 $1,781 $1 $1,000 $5,000  
District of Columbia
2020 $250 $1,800 $250 $1,800 $600
Florida
2020 $200 $600 $200 $600 $1,500 $750 max heating; $750 max cooling
Georgia
2020 $350 $400 $350 $400 $400 $400 winter; $400 summer
Hawaii
2020 $350 $1,410 $350 $1,410 $1,500 $750 winter; $750 summer
Idaho
2020 $50 $1,141     $3,500  
Illinois
2020 $100 $1,270     $1,000  
Indiana
2020 $275 $1,150 tbd tbd $400
Iowa
2020 $40 $720     $3,650  
Kansas
2020 $65 $2,965     $2,965  
Kentucky
2020 $34 $274 $50 $175 $400  
Louisiana
2020 $150 $600 $150 $600 $475  
Maine
2020 $152 $2,622     $400  
Mariana Islands
2020 $58 $230 $230  
Maryland
2020 $120 $2,213 $120 $2,213 $2,213  
Massachusetts
2020 $385 $1,140     $1,140
Michigan
2020 $1 $1,439     $1,200  
Minnesota
2020 $200 $1,400     $600  
Mississippi
2020 $1 $1,500 $1 $1,500 $1,500  
Missouri
2020 $47 $495     $800 Summer crisis: $300 max
Montana
2020 $112 $3,872     $9,999
Nebraska
2020 $220 $1,050 $300 $700 $500  
Nevada
2020 $180 $3,136 $180 $3,136 $3,136  
New Hampshire
2020 $105 $1,575     $1,575  
New Jersey
2020 $47 $1,056 $200 $200 $600  
New Mexico
2020 $80 $560 $80 $560 $560  
New York
2020 $21 $726 $10 $800 $675
North Carolina
2020 $300 $500 $600  
North Dakota
2020 $4 $7,588 $1 $2,000 $500
Ohio
2020 $15 447 $750 $500 cooling crisis max.
Oklahoma
2020 $40 $388 $150 $365 $500  
Oregon
2020 $250 $1,050 $250 $1,050 $500  
Pennsylvania
2020 $200 $1,000     $600  
Puerto Rico
2020 $100 $550 $750  
Rhode Island
2020 $75 $1,354     $1,500  
South Carolina
2020 $300 $750 $300 $675 $1,000
South Dakota
2020 $334 $2,291     $1,200  
Tennessee
2020 $175 $650 $175 $650 $650  
Texas
2020 $1 $5,400 $1 $5,400 $1,200
Utah
2020 $200 $850     $2,000
Vermont
2020 $21 $1,323     $619
Virginia
2020 $182 $636 $50 $550 $2,500  
Washington
2020 $100 $1,000 $100 $1000 $1,000  
West Virginia
2020 $120 $355 $120 $355 $1,000  
Wisconsin
2020 $30 $2,213     $1,200
Wyoming
2020 $31 $1,476     $550  

 

Source: FY 2020 State LIHEAP Plans.

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