The Illinois Department of Commerce, Office of Community Assistance will hold a public hearing from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The public can participate in this hearing by calling 1-888-494-4032 (access code 7907068724#).
The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on the 2022 State Weatherization Plan which is for the 2023 Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP). This plan is a part of the State's application for federal weatherization assistance funding to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the desire to provide funding for FFY2022 weatherization services in the State of Illinois. This DOE funding will be available from the period of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.
The Plan is available for public inspection at the Department of Commerce's Weatherization Program website.
Persons wishing to schedule testimony, or receive a copy of the State Plan amendment, should contact the Office of Community Assistance at CEO.CommunityAssist@illlinois.gov. Written copies of all testimony should be provided.