The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

is a federally funded program that weatherizes homes to improve heating and cooling efficiency; thereby reducing energy costs and improving the comfort level of household members.

Just the facts

Household income determines the minimum requirements for weatherization assistance. Availability of WAP is not guaranteed.

Priority is given to the following groups:

    • Elderly

      60 years of age and older

    • Families

      with children 18 years of age and under

    • Disabled

      One whose disability has been established in accordance with the Title XXVI of the Social Security Act for the SSI Program

    • High Residential Energy Users

      and households with a high energy burden

2018 Annual Income Levels

Size of Family Unit

Maximum Income

1 $24,280
2 $32,920
3 $41,560
4 $50,200
5 $58,840
6 $67,480
7 $76,120
8 $84,760
Families with more than 8 persons Add $8,640 for each additional person

Information needed to apply

  • Last four consecutive copies of check stubs for employed household members
  • Proof of unearned income (Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, Pension Funds, Disability, etc.)
  • Proof of present address (rent receipt, lease or deed, etc.)
  • Must have valid Driver’s license or picture ID of head of household and (his/her) Social Security cards
  • Additional information may be required to determine your eligibility for weatherization assistance

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