More Details Available About LIHEAP Opening October 18 For Applications
Pennsylvania’s 2021-22 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program will begin accepting applications on October 18, according to the Department of Human Services.
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.
Click Here for the detailed instructions sent to county assistance offices on LIHEAP.
More information will become available closer to the October 18 launch date through the DHS Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program webpage.