Low Income Assistance Program

Program Summary

The Low Income Assistance Plan (LIAP) helps low-income homeowners and renters pay for electricity costs by providing a credit on their electric bills.


You may be eligible for your electric utility's LIAP if the household takes residential electric service on a continuing year round basis and meets the following three eligibility criteria:
  • You or a member of your household is eligible for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). 
  • The electric account is in a household member's name. 
  • You do not receive a housing subsidy that limits your total housing costs (including utilities) to a fixed percentage of your household income.
Additional eligibility requirements may apply, depending on where you live and the company that provides your local electric service.

More Info

The application for LIAP is usually completed during your application to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). Please refer to our agency contact list to apply for HEAP, LIAP or related assistance. If you are eligible for LIAP, your local CAP agency will notify your electric utility so that you receive a credit on your electric bill.

For more information, see the related documents or contact:

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