7/28 - We invite the public to comment on the state plan for the proposed use
of the 2016-2017 federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
block grant funds.
The Heating Assistance Program will hold a public hearing on Tuesday,
August 16, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Beltz Conference Room of the Thomas
B. Stewart Legislative Office Building, 206 4th Street, in Juneau. To comment on the Plan, please
visit your local Legislative Information Office or call 1-907-586-9085. Learn more..
7/1 - State of Alaska Heating Assistance Program FY2017 budget changes that took effect July 1, 2016.
The State of Alaska Heating Assistance Program (HAP) can help eligible residents defray their winter heating costs. It is not designed to pay a household’s entire winter bill. Households should be prepared to pay a portion of their annual heating costs.
The State's program closed on April 30, 2016. It will reopen again on October 1, 2016.
The Heating Assistance Program is also administered by 13 Tribal organizations in Alaska. Please see the section below titled “Areas Served By Tribal Organizations” for a listing of those organizations, how to reach them, and the communities they serve. Some tribal programs operate year-round.
Subsidized Rental Housing Utility Deposit (SRHUD)
Helps pay a utility deposit when households are moving into Section 8 or subsidized rental housing, provided that heat is included in the rent. Applications for the Subsidized Rental Housing Utility Deposit are accepted throughout the year.
2016 SHRUD Program application. This application is used for the Subsidized Rental Housing Utility Deposit (SRHUD) program. Please call the Heating Assistance office to request an application.
NOTE: Completed forms should not be returned over email. Email should be used with discretion when relaying or requesting confidential or timely information, as documents may be delayed or rerouted and breaches of document confidentiality may occur.
211 – Alaska’s Statewide Agency Hotline. Dial 211, let them know what community you live in and what type of help you are looking for. They will direct you to agencies in your area who can assist.
– Program designed to assist America's service members who have been deployed in the last six years and have run into unexpected financial difficulties as a result of deployment or other military-related activity. The program provides financial aid of up to $5,000 to assist with basic life needs in the form of a grant - not a loan - so no repayment is required. To further ease the burden, we pay the creditor directly. For more information call 1-866-789-6333 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org