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Heat Assistance (LIHEAP)

What is LIHEAP?

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), is designed to aid qualifying low-income Iowa households (homeowners and renters).

  • In the payment of a portion of their residential heating costs for the winter heating months,
  • To encourage regular utility payments,
  • To promote energy awareness and to encourage reduction of energy usage through energy efficiency, client education, and weatherization.

Applications are accepted on a first come/first served basis at your local Family Development Center from November 1st through April 30th (October 1st for households with elderly/disabled member).

For more information contact your local Family Development Center.

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