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New Mexico Weatherization Assistance Program

Energy Assistance > New Mexico Weatherization Assistance Program

 

Program Description:

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides limited assistance to low income homeowners to improve the energy efficiency of their homes thus reducing their utility costs. Due to the scarcity of resources, priority is given to the lowest income households. WAP may be used for the following: Leakage reduction including repair or replacement of broken glass or thresholds, packing cracks, caulking or weather-stripping, installation of door sweeps, fireplace dampers, water heater insulation blankets, thermostat controls, exterior doors, exterior windows; incidental repairs including lumber to frame or repair windows and doors, roofing materials to patch or repair leaks, protective materials (paint), or repair materials; health and safety including stove pipes, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, space heaters, furnace repair/replacement, moisture related problems, wiring problems; ceiling, wall and floor insulation; measures for mobile homes; and electric base load measures like new refrigerators. The amount of assistance cannot exceed an average of $2,672 per household with a maximum per house of $3,663.

 

General Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of New Mexico, your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $16,245 if one person lives in the household; $21,855 if two people live in the household; $27,465 if three people live in the household; $33,075 if four people live in the household; $38,685 if five people live in the household; $44,295 if six people live in the household; $49,905 if seven people live in the household; and $55,515 if more than seven people live in the household. For larger households, add $4,300 for each additional person in the home.

 

Status

Active

 

Loan Terms:

Not Applicable

 

Application Process:

To apply for this program, please contact your local administering agency at the following location:
http://www.hsd.state.nm.us/isd/fieldoffices.html

 

Program Contact Information:

To find out more about the New Mexico Weatherization Assistance Program, please visit:
http://www.hsd.state.nm.us/isd/liheap.html

TTY users can call at:
800-659-8331

To ask about the program, you can also call the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority toll-free at:
800-444-6880

 

Managing Agency:

New Mexico
http://www.state.nm.us




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