Issue Brief 16-53
October 27, 2016

On October 26, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released $3 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) block grant funds under the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2017 (CR; P.L. 114-223). These initial awards represent approximately 89% of LIHEAP’s annualized funding under the CR.