WEATHERIZATION

The Weatherization Assistance Program is a federally funded program administered by project:HOMES that assists low-income households with energy improvements in their homes at no cost to them. 

  • Air Sealing

  • Insulation

  • Leak Repairs

  • Ventilation Upgrades

  • Efficient Light Sources

  • Efficient Appliances 

  • Water Savers

  • Client Education

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WEATHERIZATION SERVICES INCLUDE:

*Services rendered are dependent upon an energy assessment by certified staff, as well as current DHCD guidelines. 

HOW DO YOU QUALIFY?

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  • Do you live in the Weatherization service area? (see map below)

  • Do you own your home or have permission from your landlord to apply?

  • Do you income qualify? (see income guidelines below)

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INCOME GUIDELINES

Weatherization Service Area Includes:

      Accomack
      Franklin
      Hampton
      Isle of Wight
      James City
      Newport News
      Northampton
      Poquoson
      Southampton
      Suffolk
      Williamsburg
      York

 

      Spotsylvania
      Richmond City                  Charles City
      Chesterfield
      Goochland
      Hanover
      Henrico
      New Kent 
      Powhatan 
      Amelia 
      Buckingham      
    

     Cumberland     
     Prince Edward
     Colonial Heights               Dinwiddie 
     
     Emporia
     
     Greensville 
     
     Hopewell
     Petersburg
     Prince George
     Surry
     Sussex
    

Above data is updated annually by the Department of Housing & Community Development. 

APPLY NOW!

Assumption of Risk

Waiver

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To apply, please submit this application along with the following documentation:

  1. Proof of income for every member of the household 18 years of age and older:​​

  • 3 months of bank statements showing direct deposits

  • A copy of your 3 previous pay stubs

  • A copy of your social security benefit statement for current year

 2.   A copy of past 3 months of all utility bills showing how            much energy your home currently uses. Must be the full          page.

  • Electric, gas, oil, propane, wood

  • For gas heat, please include an additional 3 previous heating bills within the past 12 months. 

3.   Proof of homeownership, which can be one of the                       following:

  • A copy of the front page of your Deed

  • A copy of your Tax records showing ownership of the home

  • A copy of the certificate of title for mobile homes

Please note that in order to process your application we require a notarized letter from other homeowner(s) not living in the household giving permission for Weatherization.

4.   Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to         Coronavirus/COVID-19

Weatherization Assistance

Application

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Please email your documentation to Maria Olaya, Director of Client Services (energyconservation.applications@projecthomes.org) or mail to:

project:HOMES
88 Carnation Street
Richmond, VA 23225

The Weatherization Program is supported by the

Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development

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  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

  • Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Housing Innovations in Energy Efficiency (HIEE)