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New York Weatherization Assistance Program Benefits

Program Description

Weatherization Services reduces the amount of energy required to heat homes and provide hot water. The majority of homes in New York state were built when energy was relatively inexpensive. These homes are significantly more costly to heat than a newer energy-efficient home.

General Program Requirements

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

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 $26,327
2 $34,427
3 $42,528
4 $50,629
5 $58,729
6 $66,830
7 $68,349
8 $69,867

If you receive Supplemental Security Income or Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 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

To apply, contact your local Weatherization provider. A list of local NY Weatherization service providers, go to:

Program Contact Information

To learn more about the New York Weatherization Assistance Program, please visit:
To speak with a customer service representative about the program, you can also call the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal toll-free at: 1-866-275-3427