PDF _ RS21605 - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): Estimated Allocations
26-Jun-2008; Libby Perl; 6 p.

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Abstract: The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a block grant program under which the federal government gives annual grants to states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories and commonwealths, and Indian tribal organizations to operate multi-component home energy assistance programs for needy households. This report contains two tables that show estimated LIHEAP allocations to the states. Table 1 shows state allocations at various levels: (1) the amount appropriated for FY2006, (2) the amount appropriated for FY2007, (3) the amount appropriated in FY2008, and (4) estimated state allocations based on the amount requested by the President for FY2009. Table 2 shows estimated state allocations at other hypothetical appropriations increments. For detailed information on how the LIHEAP formula allocates funds to the states, see CRS Report RL33275, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Allocation Rates: Legislative History and Current Law, by Libby Perl. This report will be updated when proposed funding levels change.

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Topics: Energy, Information, General Interest

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