The LIHEAP in the United States is federally funded, with individual states responsible for its
administration. The application process and types of assistance offered vary by state. Typically,
applicants submit an application, and local LIHEAP administrators assess eligibility.
If deemed eligible, individuals can receive aid with their energy bills, contingent on the availability of
funds. However, funds are often limited, and statistics from the National Low Income Housing Coalition
suggest that only about 20 percent of eligible households typically receive assistance due to budget