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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

$17,505.00

$20,422.50

$23,340.00

2

$23,595.00

$27,527.50

$31,460.00

3

$29,685.00

$34,632.50

$39,580.00

4

$35,775.00

$41,737.50

$47,700.00

5

$41,865.00

$48,842.50

$55,820.00

6

$47,955.00

$55,947.50

$63,940.00

 

For units with more than six members add $6,090 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $7,105 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $8,120 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

$4,376.25

$5,105.63

$5,835.00

2

$5,898.75

$6,881.88

$7,865.00

3

$7,421.25

$8,658.13

$9,895.00

4

$8,943.75

$10,434.38

$11,925.00

5

$10,466.25

$12,210.63

$13,955.00

6

$11,988.75

$13,986.88

$15,985.00

 

For units with more than six members add $1,522.50 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $1,776.25 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $2,030.00 for each member.