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Federal poverty guidelines

A number of assistance programs are available to help income-eligible Ohioans pay their utility bills.  Eligibility typically is based on total household income as a percentage of the federal poverty guidelines. Below are several of the limits commonly used.

Annual

 

Size of Household

 

Poverty Income at  150%
(PIPP Plus)

 

Poverty Income at  175%
(HEAP)

 

Poverty Income at  200%
(HWAP)

1

$17,655.00

$20,597.50

$23,540.00

2

$23,895.00

$27,877.50

$31,860.00

3

$30,135.00

$35157.50

$40,180.00

4

$36,375.00

$42,437.50

$48,500.00

5

$42,615.00

$49,717.50

$56,820.00

6

$48,855.00

$56,997.50

$65,140.00

 

For units with more than six members add $6,240 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $7,280 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $8,320 for each member.

 

 

13 Weeks (Three Month Guidelines)

 

Size of Household

 

Poverty Income at  150%
(PIPP Plus)

 

Poverty Income at  175%
(HEAP)

 

 

Poverty Income at  200%
(HWAP)

1

$4,413.75

$5,149.38

$5,885.00

2

$5,973.75

$6,969.38

$7,965.00

3

$7,533.75

$8,789.38

$10,045.00

4

$9,093.75

$10,609.38

$12,125.00

5

$10,653.75

$12,429.38

$14,205.00

6

$12,213.75

$14,249.38

$16,285.00

 

For units with more than six members add $1,560 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $1,820 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $2,080.00 for each member.