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Low Income Assistance

Energy Assistance Program

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.

Services may include:

  • Payment of energy bills
  • Help with utility disconnections or necessary fuel deliveries.
  • Education on efficient and safe use of home heating energy.
  • Advocacy with energy suppliers and human service providers on behalf of consumers.
  • Repair or replacement of homeowners' malfunctioning heating systems.

Sign up for EAP

Weatherization Assistance Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides free home energy upgrades to income-eligible homeowners and renters to help save energy and make sure your home is a healthy and safe place to live.

Weatherization works closely with its companion program, the Energy Assistance Program, to help permanently reduce the energy bills for low-income Minnesotans.

If your household qualifies, an energy auditor may evaluate your home to determine if weatherization is needed. The auditor would look for opportunities to make your home more energy efficient by sealing air leaks, adding insulation and checking if the furnace is working properly.

Sign up for WAP

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