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Massachusetts Weatherization Assistance Program Benefits

Program Description

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) for low-income households includes the installation of weather stripping, caulking, storm windows, insulation, and other materials as well as burner testing, tune-up, and minor repairs. Funds are provided by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Massachusetts.

In order to qualify, you must also have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below 60 percent of the State's Median Income:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $32,618
2 $42,654
3 $52,691
4 $62,727
5 $72,763
6 $82,800
7 $84,681
8 $86,563

If you receive Supplemental Security Income or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization services.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

The application for the Fuel Assistance Program (LIHEAP) also serves as the application for the Weatherization Assistance Program; it must be completed at the Fuel Assistance Agency Service Locator, found here:

You may contact the HEATLINE at 1-800-632-8175 to learn where to apply. Please call ahead for an appointment to fill out the application with an intake worker. Households will be required to verify their income, household characteristics, and address.

Program Contact Information

For additional information about Weatherization please call the Massachusetts HEATLINE toll-free at: 1-800-632-8175