The Weatherization Assistance Program provides grants to community action agencies, local governments, Indian tribes and non-profit agencies to fund energy saving repairs to low-income homes in all counties. Grants are allocated based on a formula combining population and weather data and an average of $2,600 may be spent on each home. The type of measures include insulation, weather stripping, water heater wraps and reduction of air infiltration. Furnaces and air conditioning systems may be repaired or replaced. An energy audit and diagnostic testing must be performed on each home. The house data is entered into a computer software program and a print out is provided. The print out is evaluated to determine the measures that, if addressed, should reduce the energy consumption of the home thus lowering the client's monthly utility bill.
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Florida.
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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If you receive Supplemental Security Income or Aid to Families with Dependent Children, you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization services.
To find out where to apply for assistance in your county, view the Community Assistance Local Programs and Contacts List page and contact the agency listed under the county in which you live.
You can print out a Client Intake Form to complete and, along with income documentation, submit to your local provider agency.