White House Announces $13.5 Billion Aid For Home Energy Bills

The US Treasury Department building East of the White House, in Washington DC, pictured on May 20, 2022. (Photo by Daniel SLIM / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL SLIM/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • As part of the initiative, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is providing $4.5 billion in Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding, it said in a statement.
  • Separately, the U.S. Department of Energy will also allocate $9 billion in funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to support up to 1.6 million households upgrading their homes to lower energy bills.
  • The new funding will help Americans with heating costs and unpaid utility bills and repairs of home energy appliances that will help lower their energy costs, the White House said.

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