Public Comment Sought for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Waiver | Beaufort County Now | The North Carolina Division of Social Services is seeking public comment on the proposed Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program waiver. | low income, home energy assistance, nc, dhhs, social services, april 1, 2019

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Public Comment Sought for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Waiver

Press Release:

    RALEIGH - The North Carolina Division of Social Services is seeking public comment on the proposed Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program waiver. Depending on comments, allotted funds available for the Weatherization Assistance Program and Heating and Air Repair and Replacement Program will increase from between 15 to 25 percent 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 April 8-12 at the following locations:


    A public hearing will be held on Friday, April 12 from noon-1 p.m. at 820 S. Boylan Ave., McBryde Building, room 151, Dorothea Dix Campus, Raleigh, NC.

    Written comments will be accepted no later than Friday via:

  • Any agency where the plan was displayed
  • Mail, postmarked no later than Friday, to:

    RE: LIHEAP Plan Comments
    Susan Osborne
    DHHS Division of Social Services
    2420 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2420

      NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • 2001 Mail Service Center
  • Raleigh, NC 27699-2001
  • news@dhhs.nc.gov(919) 855-4840



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