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LIHEAP Report to Congress Number of Assisted Households for FY 2008

LIHEAP Report to Congress Selected Tables for FY 2008

Published: May 21, 2012
Audience:
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Category:
Publications/Reports, Report to Congress, Annual Report

Table III-2. LIHEAP: Number of assisted households, by type of assistance, as reported
by States, fiscal year 2008 1

 

Type of LIHEAP assistance
State Heating Cooling Winter/year-round crisis Summer crisis Weatherization
Total
4,975,566 432,526 1,294,378
101,695
107,885
Alabama
49,675
43,006
15,117
15,595
356
Alaska
7,769
0
1,591
0
683
Arizona 2
20,411
0
5,319
0
850
Arkansas
48,014
0
18,783
0
1,223
California 2 3 4
103,420
0
55,672
0
17,535
Colorado 3 5
92,375
0
1,462
0
2,963
Connecticut 6
86,124
0
28,063
0
0
Delaware 7
14,424
252
1,381
0
200
Dist. of Col.
7,664
0
1,855
0
263
Florida
20,488
32,071
20,120
25,953
1,054
Georgia
64,216
27,583
17,525
0
830
Hawaii 2
6,672
0
0
167
0
Idaho 3
34,856
0
1,027
0
1,174
Illinois 3
182,394
27,260
21,260
0
4,449
Indiana 8
159,642
80,699
58,213
0
1,110
Iowa
85,338
0
8,130
0
1,903
Kansas 5
41,846
0
1,836
0
838
Kentucky
106,541
0
67,305
0
1,193
Louisiana9
15,895
22,486
8,051
0
411
Maine3 10
48,592
0
4,816
0
1,158
Maryland 5
93,200
0
2,437
0
445
Massachusetts 5
144,846
0
14,961
0
11,254
Michigan11
439,853
0
126,630
0
1,062
Minnesota3 12
126,218
0
45,905
0
2,056
Mississippi
42,847
30,876
1,911
825
0
Missouri
127,596
0
62,789
33,722
0
Montana
18,117
0
496
0
455
Nebraska
33,534
6,008
20,879
0
552
Nevada2 13
13,389
0
405
0
174
New Hampshire
35,351
0
1,388
0
210
New Jersey3 14
195,644
40,304
28,582
0
1,534
New Mexico
44,779
0
21,181
0
335
New York3 15
884,454
0
138,923
0
12,307
North Carolina 3
237,189
0
83,762
0
2,382
North Dakota 3 16
15,325
0
1,879
0
575
Ohio 17
240,556
0
104,851
25,433
7,227
Oklahoma
77,058
30,566
6,445
0
460
Oregon 3
63,542
0
6,634
0
1,550
Pennsylvania
369,361
0
135,666
0
9,743
Rhode Island 3
30,038
0
8,867
0
827
South Carolina
18,598
6,079
21,842
0
189
South Dakota 3
17,181
0
632
0
467
Tennessee
53,335
1,890
5,777
0
653
Texas
7,421
35,085
24,969
0
2,116
Utah 3
32,876
0
4,033
0
669
Vermont
21,680
0
6,151
0
0
Virginia
108,522
48,361
18,284
0
2,333
Washington 3
67,395
0
10,556
0
3,365
West Virginia
53,591
0
23,528
0
1,003
Wisconsin
155,113
0
24,923
0
5,749
Wyoming 3
10,601
0
1,566
0
0

 

1 An unduplicated total of assisted households cannot be derived from these data because the same households may be included under more
than one type of assistance.

2 Includes households that received combined heating and cooling assistance in Arizona, California, and Nevada; and households that received
energy assistance in Hawaii with no differentiation made between heating and cooling assistance. States reported those households under
heating assistance.

3Sixteen States provided emergency heating/cooling equipment repair or replacement services as part of crisis assistance. These States were
California (6,453 households [heating] and 1,011 households [cooling]), Colorado (1,462 households),Idaho (294 households), Illinois (2,342
households), Maine (270 households), Minnesota (4,674 households), New Jersey (376 households), New York (3,322 households), North
Carolina (980 households), North Dakota (200 households), Oregon(107 households), Rhode Island (207 households), South Dakota (382
households); Utah (633 households), Washington (578 households), and Wyoming (--).

4 Household counts for winter/year-round crisis assistance may include some duplicated counts due to data reporting limitations.

5 Households in winter fuel crisis situations received expedited heating assistance.

6 Heating assistance data include 148 households that received furnace repair or replacement. Crisis assistance data include 15,903 crisis
assistance households that also received Safety Net Benefits.

7 Cooling assistance includes 252 households that received room-sized air conditioners. Some of these households also may have received
assistance with their electric bills.

8 Heating assistance includes 1,222 bulk fuel households that were assisted through the Summer Fill program to receive such fuels in
advance of the winter season at reduced fuel prices. The amount of benefits from Summer Fill program reduced the amount of heating
assistance received by those households.

9 Crisis assistance data include 276 households that were assisted by three Child Welfare programs.

10 Excludes 1,435 subsidized housing tenants with heat included in their rent that received LIHEAP benefit not to exceed $5 per household
to make such household eligiblefor the Full Standard Utility Allowance under the Food Stamp/SNAP program.

11 Weatherization assistance data include 476 households that received furnace repairs/replacement.

12 Crisis assistance data include 2,361 households served through the Reach Out for Warmth Program.

13 Crisis assistance data include 11 households with chronic long-term medical conditions.

14 Crisis assistance data exclude 1,357 households that received emergency furnace restarts, nine households that received utility
reconnection, and 2,453 households that received emergency furnace repair or replacement. An unknown number of these households may
have received emergency crisis fuel assistance.

15 Weatherization data exclude 1,718 vacant units that were weatherized in accordance with U. S. Department of Energy rules.
Weatherization data include 3,508 households that received cooling equipment installation for medically needy households. Some of these
households may also have received weatherization assistance.

16 Households weatherized with LIHEAP funds obligated for weatherization for FY 2007.

17 Includes 61 households receiving winter crisis assistance through the State’s Lung Health Clinic.