> Kentucky Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program helps low-income Kentucky families pay high heating bills. High-energy costs can break a low-income family, or force a family to choose between heat and food or medicine.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Kentucky, you must need financial assistance for home energy costs and your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $14,079 if one person lives in the household; $18,941 if two people live in the household; $23,803 if three people live in the household; $28,665 if four people live in the household; $33,527 if five people live in the household; $38,389 if six people live in the household; $43,251 if seven people live in the household; $48,113 if eight people live in the household; and $52,975 if more than eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $4,862 for each additional person in the home.
Contact your local community action agency to apply:
You will need to bring the following information with you when you apply:
- Your most recent heating bill or verification that heating expenses are included in the rent;
- Social Security Numbers or Permanent Residence Card Number for each member of the household; and
- Proof of all household income from the preceding month.
Please note: If you are requesting assistance for natural gas or electric, you must bring a disconnect/past due notice (e.g. past due notice, termination notice, final notice). Applicants whose rent includes heat must bring an eviction notice from the landlord.
Program Contact Information:
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