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    • Department of Community Affairs Federal Stimulus Funding Division of Housing and Community Development Community Assistance Programs Weatherization Assistance Program
    • Federal Economic Stimulus Funding American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Community Assistance Programs 3   $179.9 Million   $5 Billion   Weatherization 1   $29 Million   $1 Billion   CSBG # of Years Florida – DCA ARRA
    • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Overview
      • Funding Details
        • $175.9 Million available from U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE)
        • Represents a 6000% increase in funding
        • Formula funding based on low-income population, climate zones and number of heating and cooling days
        • Funding is available through 03/31/12
    • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Overview
      • Program Details
        • Weatherization services reduce the monthly energy burden in low-income households
        • Administered by designated local provider agencies
        • Eligibility threshold changed from 150% to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level
        • Preference is given to the elderly, (60 years-plus), physically disabled residents, and families with children under the age of 12.
    • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Overview
      • Program Details
        • Increases maximum assistance from $2500 to $6500 per home
        • State Application submitted on 05/12/09
        • Multi-Family Housing opportunities available through stimulus funding
        • Email:
    • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Overview
      • Types of Assistance
        • Address air infiltration with weather stripping, caulking, thresholds, minor repairs to walls, ceilings and floors, and window and door replacement
        • Install attic and floor insulation (floors in northern Florida counties only)
        • Install attic ventilation
        • Apply solar reflective coating to manufactured homes
        • Install solar screens
        • Repair or replace inefficient heating and cooling units
        • Repair or replace water heaters
    • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Overview For each additional member of the household add $7,480 $74,020 8 $66,540 7 $59,060 6 $51,580 5 $44,100 4 $36,620 3 $29,140 2 $21,660 1 Maximum Annual Household Income Number of People in Household 2009-2010 Household Income Guidelines
    • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Overview
      • For More Information:
      • Paula Lemmo
      • Community Program Manager, 850.922-1844
      • Community Services Block Grant, Weatherization Assistance, and LIHEAP Programs
      • [email_address]