Texas Weatherization Assistance Program


December 19, 2018

Overview

The Texas Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) assists with the weatherization of the homes of low-income elderly and disabled adults and families. The program is administered through contracts with an established network of 22 non-profit agencies and local governments experienced in providing weatherization services. WAP services are available in all 254 counties. Applicants must meet low-income eligibility guidelines based on established Federal poverty guidelines. Activities include: caulking; weather-stripping; adding ceiling, wall, and floor insulation; patching holes in the building envelope; duct work, and other related activities to reduce home energy costs and increase home energy efficiency.

Program Requirements:

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

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $15,175
2 $20,575
3 $25,975
4 $31,375
5 $36,775
6 $42,175
7 $47,575
8 $52,975

*For households with more than eight people, add $5,400 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Application Details

To apply for services, please contact the local subrecipient agency. From a landline, call toll free at 1-888-606-8889 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The toll free number will directly connect you with the WAP service provider in your county. Or, visit http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/texans.htm and select Weatherization.

Contact:

512-475-3800

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