2014 Energy Assistance Public Hearing Cleveland 07/23/2013. Agenda. HEAP and Winter Crisis Updates Guideline Changes Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) Plus Updates Testimonies & Questions. HEAP and Winter Crisis Updates. 2013 Energy Assistance Programs.
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*Estimatebased upon Ohio’s allocation of projected funding level for LIHEAP as proposed by the Administration.
**Both the Senate and House Appropriations Committees have approved approximately $3.4 Billion which is approximately the same as last year’s level
Average HEAP Benefit $ 216.72
Comparison 2008-2013 Eligible Applications
Total Households Served by Federal Poverty Ratio
Average WCP Benefit $ 277.30
To be eligible a household must have total household income for the last 12 months or 90 days equal to or less than 175% percent of the federal poverty guidelines. The period to be used in determining annual income must not be more than twelve months, or less than the ninety-day period preceding the request for assistance by the household.
* For households with more than 8 members, add $7,035 per member.
Household income is defined as the total annual gross income before taxes (minus exclusions)
of all household members, except earned income of dependent minors under 18 years of age.
All income sources and some exclusions must be documented. Head of household and spouse
may never be considered minors. Gross household income includes wages, interest dividends,
annuities and pensions. Additional sources of countable income include but are not limited to
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