Issue Brief 17-17
June 16, 2017

On June 13, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the remaining $378 million in fiscal year (FY) 2017 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) block grant funds. States received an initial release of $3 billion in October 2016. Although LIHEAP was level-funded in FY 2017, some states saw significant funding changes.