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Guidelines for HWAP and the EPP program

by | Jun 20, 2024 | News, PSA | 0 comments

Who is Eligible for HWAP?

Ohioans with a household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible for the program. Priority is given to Ohioans who are older than age of 60, those with disabilities, those with children in the home, and households with a high energy usage and/or burden. Al families who have received assistance any time during the last 12 months under Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Home Energy Assistance (HEAP) (does not include Emergency HEAP) are automatically income-eligible for weatherization services. Please remember an application must be submitted in order to apply for services. 















Who is Eligible for EPP?

Ohioans are eligible for EPP if they are on or eligible for the Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP) or have a total household income that is at or below 175% of the federal poverty level.
To be eligible for the program, Ohioans must also:
• Have 12 months of electric usage at their current address;
• Have an annual electric baseload usage of at least 5,000 kWh, and:
• Live in the service territory of one of the following Ohio electric companies:
• American Electric Power
• Duke Energy
• AES Ohio
• First Energy