Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 10||COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT|
|PART 1||TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS|
|CHAPTER 6||COMMUNITY AFFAIRS PROGRAMS|
|SUBCHAPTER C||COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM|
|RULE §6.302||Purpose and Goals|
The purpose of CEAP is to assist low-income Households, particularly those with the lowest incomes, and High Energy Consumption Households to meet their immediate home energy needs. The LIHEAP Statute requires priority be given to those with the highest home energy needs, meaning Low Income Households with High Energy Consumption, a High Energy Burden and/or the presence of Vulnerable Population in the Household. CEAP services include: energy education, utility payment assistance, repair of existing heating and cooling units, and crisis-related purchase of portable heating and cooling units.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §6.302 adopted to be effective December 2, 2021, 46 TexReg 8012|