Energy Assistance Eligility Guidelines Released

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Energy Assistance Eligility Guidelines Released

November 10, 2015

Maximum Annual Income for Qualifying Households

 

For the period of Oct. 1, 2015 – Sep. 30, 2016

The Minnesota Energy Assistance Program is available to Minnesotans who need help paying for their heating bills. Eligibility for assistance is based on the last 3 months of household income prior to signing the application, or the most recent Federal Tax Form 1040 for self-employment income. The chart below will help you determine whether a household is eligible for financial assistance.

 

Household Size Annual 3-Month
1 $23,949 $5,987
2 $31,318 $7,829
3 $38,687 $9,671
4 $46,056 $11,514
5 $53,424 $13,356
6 $60,793 $15,198
7 $62,175 $15,543
8 $63,557 $15,889
9 $64,938 $16,234
10 $66,320 $16,580
11 $67,702 $16,925
12 $69,083 $17,270
13 $70,465 $17,616
14* $72,435 $18,108
15* $77,011 $19,252
16* $81,587 $20,396
17* $86,163 $21,540
18* $90,739 $22,684
19* $95,315 $23,828
20* $99,891 $24,972


Based on 50% of State Median Income or *110% of Federal Poverty, whichever is greater.

Here is a direct link to the Minnesota Department of Commerce website on this topic.