LIHEAP – Low-Income Home  Energy Assistance Program (comment period has ended)

NOTICE: Public comment is being sought on North Carolina’s proposed Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) waiver, which will allow an increase in allotted funds available for the Weatherization Assistance Program and Heating and Air Repair and Replacement Program from 15 up to 25 percent for the current state fiscal year.

The waiver may be reviewed June 1- June 5, 2020. 

A public hearing will be held on June 5, 2020 from 12-1 p.m. online via a GoTo webinar. There is no cost to participate. Individuals may register in advance and set a calendar reminder by going to:  Individuals needing additional assistance with registering for the GoTo webinar may reach out to 

Read more on these proposed changes here:

LIHEAP Waiver Annoucement


To make public comment on this information:

• Mail, postmarked no later than Tuesday, June 9, 2020 to:

RE: LIHEAP Weatherization Waiver Comments
Susan Osborne
DHHS Division of Social Services
2420 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2420

Or email to