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Public comment sought for Low Income Home Energy Assistance waiver

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

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Email to Jasmyne.Simmons@dhhs.nc.gov.



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