The U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program has long served as the core program for delivering energy conservation services to low-income residents of Washington State.
Among low-income households, the program focuses on those with elderly residents, individuals with disabilities, and families with children. Low-income property owners and renters who meet the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program income guidelines are eligible for weatherization services.
View the Program Flyer for additional information or call our office at 529-4980.
Clients must meet the program requirements, which include the following:
- Must reside in Walla Walla, Columbia or Garfield counties.
- Rentals require financial participation from the landlord.
- Buildings must meet program standards and not require significant repairs.
(This is NOT a home repair program.)
- Household income must be at or below 200% of the Federal Povery Level:
Income Guidelines: 200% Poverty Level Household Size Monthly Income 1 $2,010 2 $2,707 3 $3,403 4 $4,100 5 $4,797
(Please call for more details. Certain deductions are considered)
Energy-saving services may include:
- Air sealing to reduce infiltration
- Attic Insulation
- Sidewall Insulation
- Floor Insulation
- Pipe and/or Duct insulation
- Limited Energy Related Repairs
Homes also receive a thorough evaluation of the heating system as well as health and safety testing of all combustion appliances.
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