Iowans have an opportunity to inspect and comment on Iowa’s proposed Federal Fiscal Year 2024 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) State Plan.

The LIHEAP program, is designed to aid qualifying low-income Iowa households (homeowners and renters) in the payment of a portion of their residential heating costs for the winter heating season, to encourage regular utility payments, to promote energy awareness and to encourage reduction of energy usage through energy efficiency, LIHEAP customer education, and weatherization. The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, Community Action Agencies Unit, administers Iowa’s LIHEAP program and is authorized by Iowa law to contract and distribute Iowa’s LIHEAP program funds to Iowa’s community action agencies.

The proposed LIHEAP FFY2024 State Plan will be available online on the following website July 31 - August 9, 2023. All comments must be emailed to the following address prior to August 10, 2023, to be considered:

Email Address:

Subject: Comments – LIHEAP State Plan


A virtual public hearing on the proposed state plan will be held on August 10, 2023, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.. The link for this virtual hearing is below:

Topic: CSBG & LIHEAP State Plans Public Hearing Time: Aug 10, 2023 03:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 879 9413 3937 One tap mobile +13126266799,,87994133937# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Find your local number:


The proposed state plan is subject to change based on comments received and regulations from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Draft FFY2024 LIHEAP State Plan