Agency releases $26.6M to help California homeowners, renters

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced the release of almost $26.6 million in funding to help eligible low-income homeowners and renters in California meet home energy costs.  According to a news release, “These Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program contingency funds will provide California with additional assistance to pay heating and electricity costs.”  LIHEAP helps eligible families pay for home heating, cooling, and other energy costs, as well as helping to weatherize eligible families’ homes. In recent years, more than six million low-income households across the country have received assistance under LIHEAP.  Information: www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/lihe

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