Benefit Levels for Heating, Cooling and Crisis

State/Territory
FY
Heat min
Heat max
Cool min
Cool max
Crisis max
Comment
Alabama
2022 $580 $880 $620 $820 $1,110 $870 cooling crisis max
Alaska
2022 $330 $5,775     $5,775  
American Samoa
2022 $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
2022 $75 $1,200 $100 $574 $1,000
Arkansas
2022 $100 $950 $48 $475 $2,000
California
2022 $247 $726 $247 $726 $3,000 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
2021 $250 $1,000     $4,000  
Connecticut
2022 $410 $1,015     $1,010  
Delaware
2022 $100 $1,627 $1 $1,000 $5,000  
District of Columbia
2022 $250 $1,800 $250 $1,800 $750
Florida
2022 $400 $1,350 $200 $400 $5,000
Georgia
2022 $350 $450 $350 $450 $450
Hawaii
2022 $350 $1,410 $350 $1,410 $1,000
Idaho
2022 $75 $998     $3,500  
Illinois
2022 $175 $2,000     $1,200  
Indiana
2022 $225 $1,250 tbd tbd $500
Iowa
2021 $40 $720     $11,500  
Kansas
2022 $84 $3,522     $3,522  
Kentucky
2022 $50 $200 $100 $400 $600  
Louisiana
2022 $200 $800 $200 $800 $600  
Maine
2022 $124 $1,932     $600  
Mariana Islands
2022 $78 $283 $1,000  
Maryland
2022 $500 $2,213 $150 $2,213 $2,213  
Massachusetts
2022 $250 $600     $600
Michigan
2022 $1 $1,708     $1,200  
Minnesota
2022 $300 $2,000     $1,200  
Mississippi
2022 $1 $1,500 $1 $1,500 $1,500  
Missouri
2022 $47 $495     $800 Summer crisis: $300 max
Montana
2022 $149 $3,732     $9,999
Nebraska
2022 $154 $1,050 $273 $700 $500  
Nevada
2022 $240 $3,136 $3,136  
New Hampshire
2022 $158 $1,575     $1,575  
New Jersey
2022 $118 $1,278 $118 $1,278 $1,278  
New Mexico
2022 $70 $490 $70 $490 $490  
New York
2022 $21 $751 $10 $800 $675
North Carolina
2022 $300 $500 $600  
North Dakota
2022 $3 $6,765 $1 $1,000 $1,000
Ohio
2022 $45 $785 $900
Oklahoma
2022 $40 $500 $150 $650 $750  
Oregon
2022 $200 $1,350 $200 $1,350 $750  
Pennsylvania
2022 $500 $1,500     $1,200  
Puerto Rico
2022 $50 $275 $50 $275 $900  
Rhode Island
2022 $75 $1,201     $1,500  
South Carolina
2022 $200 $850 $200 $775 $1,000
South Dakota
2022 $668 $2,291     $2,400  
Tennessee
2022 $300 $1,500 $300 $1,500 $1,500  
Texas
2022 $1 $12,300 $1 $12,300 $2,400
Utah
2022 $270 $850     $2,000
Vermont
2022 $21 $2,048     $619
Virginia
2022 $205 $668 $50 $550 $2,500  
Washington
2022 $100 $1,000 $100 $1000 $2,500  
West Virginia
2022 $131 $497 $140 $355 $2,000  
Wisconsin
2022 $30 $1,518     $1,200
Wyoming
2022 $49 $1,859     $575  

 

Source: FY 2022 State LIHEAP Plans.

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