Managing Agency Maine

Program Description

The Maine State Housing Authority operates the Weatherization and Central Heating Improvement Programs (CHIP) to finance energy related repairs for low income homeowners and renters. The programs are run through Maine's Community Action Program (CAP) agencies. The Weatherization program finances improvements that increase the energy efficiency of the home - such things as insulation, weatherstripping, and in some cases safety related repairs or more general improvements.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Maine.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $20,196
2 $27,234
3 $34,272
4 $41,310
5 $48,348
6 $55,386
7 $62,441
8 $69,513

*For households with more than eight people, add $7,072 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

If you receive Supplemental Security Income or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization services.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To apply, contact the CAP agency nearest you.

Or, you may call 207-624-5708.

Program Contact Information

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