financial assistance programs

Financial Assistance Programs

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a temporary emergency program to help low-income families pay overdue water bills. LIHWAP is a grant. You do not have to repay it.
Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)
LIHWAP crisis grants may be available if you have an emergency situation and are in jeopardy of losing your water service. You can receive one crisis grant for your drinking water service and one crisis grant for your wastewater service, up to $2,500 each.

Crisis situations include:

  • Past-due water bills
  • Termination of utility service
  • Danger of having utility service terminated (received a notice that service will be shut off within the next 60 days).

Click here for more information on the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program.

Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund

The Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund (PAHAF), is a housing-related program funded by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to assist Pennsylvania homeowners facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic that began after January 21, 2020, (including a hardship that began before January 21, 2020, and continued after that date). The program will provide financial assistance to homeowners for qualified mortgage and housing-related expenses to address delinquency and avoid default, foreclosure, or displacement.

Click here for more information on the Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund.

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