Weatherization State Plan


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 Friday, April 12, 2019, located at the Department of Commerce, Office of Community Assistance, 500 East Monroe, 7th Floor Conference Room, Springfield, Illinois, and at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph, 3rd Floor, Illinois Room, Chicago, Illinois.  These two locations will be linked via phone.

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on the 2019 State Weatherization Plan which is for the 2020 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 FFY2019 weatherization services in the State of Illinois.  This DOE funding will be available from the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

Copies of the Plan will be available for public inspection beginning Friday, March 29, 2018, at the Illinois Department of Commerce, Office of Community Assistance, 500 East Monroe Street, Springfield, Illinois and at the Department of Commerce website. Click here for the 2019 DOE State Weatherization Plan for IHWAP Program Year 2020.

Persons wishing to schedule testimony, or receive a copy of the State Plan amendment, should contact the Office of Community Assistance at (217) 785-2533 or  Written copies of all testimony should be provided.