|(a) Allowable Expenditure per Dwelling Unit. Expenditures
of financial assistance provided under LIHEAP-WAP funding for the
weatherization services for labor, Weatherization materials, and program
support shall not exceed the allowable figure as set forth in the
current Contract, without prior written approval from the Department.
The cumulative cost per unit (materials, labor and program support),
shall not exceed the maximum allowable by the end of the Contract
(b) Allowable Activities. Subrecipient is limited to
Weatherization measures as detailed in the Priority List Exhibit to
the Weatherization Contract. Measures must be addressed according
to the instructions in the Exhibit.
(c) Outreach and Accessibility. Subrecipient shall
conduct outreach activities, which may include but are not limited
(1) Providing information through home visits, site
visits, group meetings, or by telephone for disabled low-income persons;
(2) Distributing posters/flyers and other informational
materials at local and county social service agencies, offices of
aging, social security offices, etc.;
(3) Providing information on the program and eligibility
criteria in articles in local newspapers or broadcast media announcements;
(4) Coordinating with other low-income services to
provide LIHEAP information in conjunction with other programs;
(5) Providing information on one-to-one basis for applicants
in need of translation or interpretation assistance;
(6) Providing LIHEAP applications, forms, and energy
education materials in English and Spanish (and other appropriate
(7) Working with energy vendors in identifying potential
(8) Assisting applicants to gather needed documentation;
(9) Mailing information and applications.
(d) LIHEAP Subrecipient Eligibility.
(1) The Department administers the program through
the existing Subrecipients that have demonstrated that they are operating
the program in accordance with their Contract, the Economic Opportunity
Act of 1964, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981, as
amended (42 U.S.C. §§8621, et seq.), and the Department
rules. If a Subrecipient is successfully administering the program,
the Department may offer to renew the Contract.
(2) If the Department determines that a Subrecipient
is not administering the program satisfactorily, the Subrecipient
will be required to take corrective actions to remedy the problem
within the timeframe referenced in the issued monitoring report, unless
it is a case of customer health or safety. If Subrecipient fails to
correct the Deficiency or Finding, in order to ensure continuity of
services, the Department may take an action in accordance with §1.411(f)
of this title (relating to Nonrenewal or Reduction of Block Grant
Funds to a Specific Subrecipient).