DHS/PUC To Announce LIHEAP Opening October 18
October 18, 2021
The Department of Human Services and the Public Utility Commission will announce the opening of Pennsylvania’s 2021-22 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program for applications on October 18.
Among the changes for the new year–
— Income eligibility guidelines have increased to $6,810 per person in a household– up $90 from last year– starting at $19,320 for the initial person– Up $180 from last year;
— Minimum Cash Benefit is now $500– was $200 last year;
— Maximum Cash Benefit is now $1,500– was $1,000 last year; and
— Maximum Crisis Benefit is now $1,200– was $800 last year.
Expect details to be posted Monday on DHS’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program webpage.