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LIHEAP Report to Congress States’ Maximum 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-2. LIHEAP: States’ maximum income eligibility standards for 4-person households
as a percent of the 2007 HHS Poverty Guidelines, by type of assistance and by State, FY 2008 1 2

 

State Heating Cooling Winter Crisis3 Summer Crisis Weatherization
  (Percent of 2007 HHS Proverty Guidelines)
Alabama 150 150 150 150 150
Alaska 150 0 150 0 150
Arizona 4 154 -- 154 0 154
Arkansas 125 0 125 0 125
California 4 205 -- 205 0 205
Colorado 5 185 0 -- 0 185
Connecticut 268 0 268 0 0
Delaware 200 205 200 0 200
Dist. of Col. 146 0 146 0 146
Florida 150 150 150 150 150
Georgia 150 150 150 0 150
Hawaii 4 150 0 0 150 0
Idaho 150 0 150 0 150
Illinois 150 150 150 0 150
Indiana 150 150 150 0 150
Iowa 150 0 150 0 150
Kansas 5 130 0 -- 0 150
Kentucky 130 0 130 0 150
Louisiana 163 163 163 0 163
Maine 170 0 170 0 170
Maryland 5 175 0 -- 0 175
Massachusetts 5 200 0 -- 0 200
Michigan 113 0 208 0 154
Minnesota 187 0 225 0 187
Mississippi 150 150 150 150 0
Missouri 125 0 125 125 0
Montana 150 0 150 0 150
Nebraska 119 119 119 0 119
Nevada 4 150 -- 150 0 150
New Hampshire 237 0 237 0 185
New Jersey 175 175 175 0 175
New Mexico 150 0 150 0 150
New York 210 0 210 0 210
North Carolina 110 0 150 0 150
North Dakota 174 0 174 0 174
Ohio 175 0 175 175 150
Oklahoma 110 110 110 0 110
Oregon 180 0 175 0 175
Pennsylvania 150 0 150 0 150
Rhode Island 227 0 227 0 227
South Carolina 150 150 150 0 150
South Dakota 160 0 160 0 160
Tennessee 125 125 125 0 125
Texas 125 125 125 0 125
Utah 125 0 125 0 125
Vermont 125 0 150 0 0
Virginia 130 133 130 0 130
Washington 125 0 125 0 125
West Virginia 126 0 126 0 126
Wisconsin 150 0 150 0 150
Wyoming 183 0 183 0 0

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

2 Maximum annual income cutoffs for 4-person households were obtained from HHS’ LIHEAP Grantee Survey for FY 2008. The income cutoffs were converted into percents of the 2007 HHS Poverty Guidelines. Income cutoffs are not shown for those States that set different income cutoffs for households with elderly, disabled, or young children and other crisis assistance.

3 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.

4 Combined heating and cooling assistance provided in Arizona, California, and Nevada; energy assistance provided in Hawaii with no differentiation made between heating and cooling assistance. States reported funds under heating assistance.

5 Households in winter crisis situations received expedited heating assistance.