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LIHEAP provides assistance to eligible households to offset the cost of home energy in relation to household income.

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The program is not designed to pay the total fuel costs.

  • The LIHEAP heating season runs each year from October 1st to May 31st.
  • To become eligible households who buy their heating from a fuel dealer or utility company
  • Households whose rent payment includes the cost of heating, as long as they do not receive a rent subsidy.
  • Covered heating fuels are natural gas, propane, fuel oil, wood, coal, and kerosene.
  • All individuals living in the home must be included on the application.
  • LIHEAP pays a percentage share of heating costs based on:
    • income,
    • expenses,
    • size of the home
    • type of heating fuel, and
    • number of household members.
  • Processing standard is 45 days from the date the application is filed.


LIHEAP brochure: http://www.nd.gov/dhs/info/pubs/docs/dn-523-liheap-brochure.pdf

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