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Online open enrollment for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Featured

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Online enrollment for winter heating assistance for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) begins Dec. 10, 2019. The federally-funded program is administered by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS).

Applications should be completed online at www.OKDHSLive.org.

Eligible households already receiving public assistance through OKDHS are preauthorized and do not need to apply. Preauthorized households have already been notified by U.S. Mail.

Households not preauthorized have been notified of the open enrollment by U.S. Mail and should apply online at www.OKDHSLive.org.

If any household member is Native American, application should be made online at www.OKDHSLive.org or with the member’s tribe. Households cannot receive assistance from both OKDHS and a tribe during the same federal fiscal year.

Only one payment per year per household is allowed for LIHEAP winter heating assistance. Household is defined as individuals living under the same roof with one utility meter.

Size of Household and Allowable Monthly Gross Income
• One person: $1,354
• Two persons: $1,832
• Three persons: $2,311
• Four persons: $2,790
• Five persons: $3,269
• Six persons: $3,748
• Seven persons: $4,227
• Eight persons: $4,705

Persons applying need to have their most recent heating bill information from their utility provider, personal identification (ID), social security number and verification of income.

To apply for assistance, go to www.OKDHSLive.org.

 

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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