Weatherization Assistance Program: Who Qualifies?

Mark Wolfe of the National Energy Assistance Directors Association (NEADA) said that about 20 million households owe their utility providers a total of $16 billion.

The US Energy Information Administration says that the average price people pay per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity went up by 4.3% in 2021 and will go up by another 5% this year

Move.com says that a typical household spends about $2,700 a year on water, electricity, and natural gas. Costs vary by region, though

1.The Weatherization Assistance Program 2.The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

There are two federally-funded programs

The Weatherization Assistance Program helps people make changes to their homes that will make them more energy efficient and save them money on their utility bills

Every year, the WAP makes weatherization improvements to approximately 35,000 homes across the country

Weatherstripping, insulation, heating system improvements, lighting upgrades, and replacing refrigerators are all examples of WAP repairs

Every year, the WAP helps improve the weatherization of about 35,000 homes. On average, homes that have been retrofitted spend $372 less on utilities each year after the process is done.

In addition to the requirements, the WAP gives older people, families with children, and people with disabilities priority.