STATE: Public comment sought on low income home energy assistance waiver
Published 10:28 am Monday, August 22, 2022
RALEIGH — Public comment is being sought on North Carolina’s proposed Low-Income Energy Assistance Program waiver, which will allow an increase in allotted funds available for the Weatherization Assistance Program and Heating and Air Repair and Replacement Program from 15% up to 25% for the current state fiscal year.
The Weatherization Assistance Program and Heating and Air Repair and Replacement Program work together to improve energy efficiency, reduce utility costs and provide a healthier living environment in the homes of low-income families.
The waiver may be reviewed Aug. 18-24, 2022, at the following locations:
• Any of the 100 county departments of social services. If the agency is closed to the public, the waiver will be posted to the county website.
• Online on the NCDHHS Division of Social Services website
Written comments will be accepted no later than Aug. 26. Public comments may be submitted via any agency where the plan was displayed.
Mail, postmarked no later than Aug. 26, to:
RE: LIHEAP Weatherization Waiver Comments
NCDHHS Division of Social Services
2420 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2420
Email to Jasmyne.Simmons@dhhs.nc.gov.