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Benefit Levels for Heating, Cooling and Crisis

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State
FY
Heat min
Heat max
Cool min
Cool max
Crisis max
Comment
Alabama
2017 $270 $450 $290 $430 $850  
Alaska
2017 $180 $3,150     $3,150  
Arizona
2017 $75 $640 $75 $640 $500  
Arkansas
2017 $53 $309 $53 $640 $500  
California
2017 $124 $1,000 $124 $1,000 $1,000  
Colorado
2017 $200 $700     $700  
Connecticut
2016 $240 $590     $550  
Delaware
2017 $100 $1,681 $1 $1,000 $5,000  
District of Columbia
2017 $250 $1,500 $250 $1,500 $600  
Florida
2017 $150 $475 $150 $475 $600  
Georgia
2017 $310 $350     $350  
Hawaii
2017 $400 $2,200 $500  
Idaho
2017 $50 $898     $750  
Illinois
2017 $100 $1,164     $5,000  
Indiana
2017 $205 $890 $75 $75 $400 Crisis: $205 regulated utility; $400 bulk fuels
Iowa
2017 $80 $720     $3,000  
Kansas
2017 $63 $1,576     $1,483  
Kentucky
2017 $34 $274 $250  
Louisiana
2017 $150 $600 $150 $500 $475  
Maine
2017 $108 $1,840     $400  
Maryland
2017 $96 $2,213     $1,791  
Massachusetts
2016 $175 $800     $800 Deliverable Fuel Benefits: $480- $800; Utilities: $275 - $600
Michigan
2017 $1 $925     $1,200  
Minnesota
2017 $100 $1,400     $500  
Mississippi
2017 $1 $1,500 $1 $1,500 $1,500  
Missouri
2017 $45 $450     $800 Summer crisis: $300 max
Montana
2017 $149 $3,095     $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
2017 $187 $1,302 $325 $900 $500  
Nevada
2017 $180 $1,496 $180 $1,496 $1,496  
New Hampshire
2017 $75 $1,125     $1,125  
New Jersey
2017 $47 $1,056     $450  
New Mexico
2017 $70 $490 $490 $490  
New York
2016 $21 $625 $10 $800 $575 Crisis: winter only
North Carolina
2017 $200 $400 $600  
North Dakota
2017 $7 $4,400 $1 $800 $500 Heating has no max benefit. Client must make co-payment based on income in relation to heating costs.
Ohio
2017 $88 $604 $750 $500 cooling crisis max.
Oklahoma
2017 $35 $275 $150 $275 $500  
Oregon
2017 $250 $1,100 $250 $1,100 $500  
Pennsylvania
2017 $200 $1,000     $500  
Rhode Island
2017 $600 $860     $1,500  
South Carolina
2017 $225 $500 $225 $500 $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
2017 $334 $2,182     $1,200  
Tennessee
2017 $150 $600 $150 $600 $600  
Texas
2017 $1 $1,200 $1 $1,200 $1,200 0 - 50% FPG: $1,200 max; 50% - 75%: $1,100 max; 75% - 125%: $1,000 max.
Utah
2017 $71 $691     $1,000
Vermont
2017 $21 $1,400     $444 Oil, kerosene and propane: 125 gallons; Firewood: one cord; Coal and pellets: one ton
Virginia
2017 $181 $543 $550 $550 $2,500  
Washington
2017 $25 $1,000     $1,000  
West Virginia
2017 $100 $500     $5,000  
Wisconsin
2017 $30 $1,643     $1,200 Cooling is part of year-round crisis.
Wyoming
2017 $40 $1,147     $500  

Source: FY 2017 State LIHEAP Plans.