Cities Offer Efficiency Help
Posted: December 25, 2013 at 5 a.m.
Northwest Arkansas local governments have had to stretch their weatherization assistance dollars since a federal program for the elderly and other low- to moderate-income households lost much of its funding in 2011.
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To find out if you qualify for weatherizing assistance, contact one of these groups:
Community Services Division
Services: Free weatherization kits, forgivable loans to improve housing safety and energy efficiency for about 45 homes per year
Office of Planning and Transportation
Services: Home improvement grants typically between $5,000 and $10,000 for about five houses a year
Office of Community Development
Services: Home improvement grants of up to $25,000 for about 40 houses a year
BENTON AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES
Crawford-Sebastian Community Development Council
Services: Home improvement grants up to about $7,000, with more possible by waiver.
Source: Staff Report
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