Applications are being accepted for the Weatherization Assistance Program to help low-income homeowners with home energy upgrades
The Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department invites County residents to safeguard their homes by applying to the Weatherization Assistance Program. WAP is a federally funded program that helps low-income homeowners make their homes energy efficient through the installation of cost-saving measures. The program provides homeowners with:
- Attic insulation
- Window solar films
- Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV), including bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans
- Repair or replacement of exterior doors and windows
- Repair or replacement of refrigerators, water heaters, cooling and heating systems
“The Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income homeowners make their homes more energy efficient through the installation of cost-saving measures – saving energy and money,” said Mayor Daniella Levine Cava.
CAHSD has been serving the community via WAP for more than 30 years. “Improvements help create a healthier home environment, while reducing home energy costs,” said CAHSD Interim Director Annika Holder. To qualify for WAP, the applicant’s total household income must not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines: Federal Poverty Guidelines. Assistance is based on available funds and reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Applications are online at: http://www.miamidade.gov/socialservices/library/wap_ap.pdf. Completed applications can be mailed or delivered to CAHSD at 701 NW 1st Court, 11th Floor – Miami, FL 33136. For more information about WAP, contact Martha Perez at [email protected] or at 786-469-4729.
To learn more about The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department, please call 786-469-4600 or visit us on the web at https://www.miamidade.gov/global/socialservices/home.page
CAHSD’s mission is to empower families, individuals, and communities through the provision of comprehensive social services. It is the largest provider of comprehensive social services in Miami-Dade County.