Breadcrumb

  1. DCEO
  2. Community Services
  3. Home Weatherization

How to Apply

The Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP) is designed to help reduce the energy costs for low income households by making their homes more energy efficient.  For Program Years 2010-2012, this effort is being augmented by increased funding through the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  Energy conservation actions that can be funded through IHWAP include:

  • Air sealing
  • Attic and wall insulation
  • Furnace repair and replacement
  • Electric base load reduction (lighting and refrigerator, and Window and door weatherization)
  • A maximum of $7,500 can be spent on each eligible client’s home for energy-related weatherization and repair work.

Am I Eligible?

2016 IHWAP Income Eligibility Guidelines

200% & 150% of Poverty

Effective Date: July 2015

See WPN 15-3

 

​Household Size 150% Annual Income
State & HHS Funds
200% Annual Income
DOE Funds
​1 $17,655​ $23,540
​2 $23,895 $31,860
​3 $30,135​ $40,180
​4 $36,375 $48,500
​5 $42,615 $56,820
​6 $48,855 $65,140
7 $55,095 $73,460
​8 ​$61,335 ​$81,780

  

  • 150% Level: For each household member over 8 add: $6,240
  • 200% Level: For each household member over 8 add: $8,320