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State Home Energy Assistance Program

Commerce, Department of
Title of action
State Home Energy Assistance Program
Date significant agency action was initiated
Monday, January 8, 2024
New grant or loan program
Brief description of significant agency actions for which the agency is initiating an environmental justice assessment.
State appropriation provided solely for the department to administer grant funding through the existing network of federal low-income home energy assistance program grantees to provide low-income households with energy utility bill assistance. Under the grant program, each household accessing energy bill assistance must be offered an energy assessment that includes determining the household's need for clean cooling and heating system upgrades that improve safety and efficiency while meeting Washington's climate goals.
Methods for providing public comment for agency consideration as part of the environmental justice assessment.
Virtual meetings and post plan to website for review