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Weatherization and energy efficiency assistance

Weatherization and energy efficiency assistance programs help you improve your home to save money on heating and cooling costs.


The federal government does not offer "free money" to individuals to repair or improve their homes. Websites and ads claiming to offer "free money from the government" are often scams.

Weatherization assistance program

If you have a low income, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) can help make your home more energy-efficient. WAP studies your whole home and provides solutions to help lower your energy costs and make your home healthier and safer.

Learn if you may be eligible for WAP and find your state WAP office to apply.

Loan programs for energy efficient homes

Mortgage and loan programs can help you pay for energy-related home improvements.

Tax credits and rebates for energy-efficient products and home improvements

You may be able to get tax credits or rebates for energy-efficient features in your home. 

Help with home energy bills

If you can't afford to pay your home heating or cooling bill, you may be able to get help from the government through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) program.

LAST UPDATED: December 15, 2023


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