Section 2605(b)(2)(B) of the LIHEAP statute establishes the maximum income level allowed in determining LIHEAP eligibility as the greater of 150 percent of the poverty level or 60 percent of a State's median income.
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Administration (OA) recognizes the debilitating effects of the recent hurricanes that have struck Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To allow those involved in recovery efforts to focus on the most pressing needs, the Office of Administration (OA) has identified areas of flexibility in administrative requirements under the awards it administers.
The purpose of this message is to provide you with an update on the third quarter allocations of the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) funds for fiscal year (FY) 2015. The awards are the third release of funding for FY 2015, and will be available for drawdown on April 1, 2015.
This guidance serves as a reminder regarding the timeframes of available flexibilities issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Administration for Children and Families in response to the pandemic.