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LIHEAP Report to Congress Percent of Households Receiving Assistance 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-7. Percent of households receiving LIHEAP assistance, as reported by States, FY 2008 1

Type of assistance

 

2007 HHS Poverty
Guidelines intervals
Heating Cooling Winter/year-round crisis Summer crisis Weatherization
  Percent of households

Under 75%

45.1%

48.5%

53.7%

56.8%

33.6%

75% - 100%

25.6

28.0

19.5

21.7

20.9

101% - 125%

15.4

15.8

14.0

14.0

18.1

126% - 150%

8.3

6.7

7.5

6.3

15.8

Over 150%

5.6

1.1

5.3

1.2

11.6


 

1 National percents are calculated for those States which reported complete data, by type of LIHEAP assistance. Appendix A, Table A-1 indicates the percent of assisted households for which uniform data were provided. Uniform data on households classified by intervals of the 2007 HHS Poverty Guidelines ranged ranged from 94.4 percent for weatherization asssistance to 100 percent for cooling and summer crisis assistance.