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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

$21,105

$23,540

2

$24,360

$28,420

$31,860

3

$30,630

$35,735

$40,180

4

$36,900

$43,050

$48,500

5

$43,170

$50,365

$56,820

6

$49,440

$57,680

$65,140

 

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

For units with more than six members add $7,315 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

$4,522.50

$5,276.25

$5,885

2

$6,090

$7,105

$7,965

3

$7,657.50

$8,933.75

$10,045

4

$9,225

$10,762.50

$12,125

5

$10,792.50

$12,591.25

$14,205

6

$12,360

$14,420

$16,285

 

For units with more than six members add $1,567.50 for each member.

For units with more than six members add $1,828.75 for each member.

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