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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

$18,090

$21,245

$24,280

2

$24,360

$28,805

$32,920

3

$30,630

$36,365

$41,560

4

$36,900

$43,925

$50,200

5

$43,170

$51,485

$58,840

6

$49,440

$59,045

$67,480

 

For units with more than six members add $6,270 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $7,560 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $8,640 for each member.

 

 

30- Day (One Month Guidelines)

 

Size of Household

 

Poverty Income at  150%
(PIPP Plus)

 

Poverty Income at  175%
(HEAP)

 

 

Poverty Income at  200%
(HWAP)

1

$1,517.50

$1,770.42

$2,023

2

$2,057.50

$2,400.42

$2,743

3

$2,597.50

$3,030.42

$3,463

4

$3,137.50

$3,660.42

$4,183

5

$3,677.50

$4,290.42

$4,903

6

$4,217.50

$4,920.42

$5,623

 

For units with more than six members add $540 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $630 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $720 for each member.