Public Comment Sought for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Waiver | Eastern North Carolina Now | 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%

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    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-Aug. 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, 2022. Public comments may be submitted via:

  • Any agency where the plan was displayed
  • Mail, postmarked no later than Aug.26, 2022
  • RE: LIHEAP Weatherization Waiver Comments
  • Susan Osborne
  • NCDHHS Division of Social Services
  • 2420 Mail Service Center
  • Raleigh, NC 27699-2420
  • Email to Jasmyne.Simmons@dhhs.nc.gov



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

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