White House Announces $13.5 Billion Aid For Home Energy Bills

  • As part of the initiative, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is providing $4.5 billion in Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding, it said in a statement.
  • Separately, the U.S. Department of Energy will also allocate $9 billion in funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to support up to 1.6 million households upgrading their homes to lower energy bills.
  • The new funding will help Americans with heating costs and unpaid utility bills and repairs of home energy appliances that will help lower their energy costs, the White House said.