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Heating Assistance program looking to help families as temperatures lower

The federally funded Low-Income Energy Assistance Program provides eligible households with a...
The federally funded Low-Income Energy Assistance Program provides eligible households with a one-time payment to their heating vendor to offset the high cost of heating during the cold-weather months.(David Whisenant-WBTV)
Published: Jan. 4, 2022 at 2:49 PM CST
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HIAWATHA, Iowa (KCRG) - Individuals in Linn, Johnson, Jones, Benton, Dubuque, Delaware, Jackson, Iowa, and Washinton counties may be able to apply for the Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

LIHEAP is a federally funded program that’s made to assist low-income families that fall at or below the federal poverty guidelines, through the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP), that’s designed as a one-time payment to a persons heating utility.

In order to apply applicants will need to provide Identification, their most current heat and electric bill, and proof of income.

You can find more information and apply at hacap.org/energy. Applications are accepted through April 30th, 2022.

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