MASON CITY | The North Iowa Community Action Organization will begin accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), on Monday, Oct. 2 for those 60 years and older or disabled.
Applications will be accepted for the general public beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Applicants will need to provide a copy of their Social Security card for all members of their household, a copy of a recent heating bill and a recent electric bill, and proof of all household members’ gross income for the past three months, the past calendar year, or their most recent federal income tax return.
This program is not designed to pay a household’s total energy costs but provide supplemental assistance based on several factors. They include: total household income, household size, dwelling type, and type of heating fuel, among others.
The deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.
Visit www.nicao-online.org for more information.