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Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

LHC’s Commitment

In keeping with its mission to ensure that every Louisiana resident is granted an opportunity to obtain safe, affordable, energy-efficient housing, the LHC offers information on the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).

Read on for more information on the program.

Program Overview

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

Priority is given to the following groups:

LHC-Weatherization-Elderly  Elderly: 
60 years of age and older

LHC-Weatherization-Families  Families: 
With children 18 years of age and underWith children 18 years of age and under

LHC-Weatherization-Disabled  Disabled: 
One whose disability has been established in accordance with the Title XXVI of the Social Security Act for the SSI Program.

    LHC-Weatherization-Energy  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 members Add $8,640 for each additional member

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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