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LIHEAP Report to Congress Percent of States Selecting Various Income Eligibility Standards 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 IV-1. Percent of states selecting various LIHEAP income eligibility standards, FY 2008 1

 

LIHEAP income eligibility standards
(2007 HHS Poverty Guideline Percent Intervals)

Type of Assistance

Heating

Cooling

Winter Crisis 2

Summer crisis

Weatherization

Number of States

51

15

46

6

45

  Percent of States

Household Income at or above 150%

69%

67%

74%

83%

78%

Household income between 111% - 149%

27

27

24

17

20

Household income at 110%

4

7

2

0

2


1The data were derived from HHS’ LIHEAP Grantee Survey for FY 2008.

2 Includes States that provided either winter crisis assistance or year-round crisis assistance benefits.  Excludes States that provided expedited
heating assistance for fuel crisis situations.