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Martha Perez
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786-469-4729

Home improvements now available through the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

MIAMI ( June 21, 2019 )

Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) is accepting applications for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). WAP is designed to assist Miami-Dade County homeowners with improving the air quality in their home, at no cost to the homeowner. Services also help reduce home energy costs.

Required measures include the replacement and/or installation of three major components: Energy Recovery Ventilators, bathroom exhaust fans and kitchen exhaust fans. These improvements help create a healthier home environment.

Additional energy savings measures include:

  • Applying air sealing techniques such as, weather stripping, thresholds and caulking
  • Minor repairs to walls, ceilings and floors
  • Repair windows and doors
  • Install attic insulation
  • Install window solar films
  • Repair or replace inefficient cooling units
  • Repair or replace water heaters

**Contingent upon available funding

In order to qualify for WAP, applicant’s total household income must not exceed 200% of the U.S. Poverty Guidelines. The program is free for eligible applicants. For more information or to schedule an appointment to apply, call 786-469-4728 or 786-469-4729. Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you need additional information, please contact Martha Perez via email at [email protected] or at 786-469-4729.