Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
Description: Assist elderly, handicapped and low-income persons in weatherizing their homes, improving their heating system efficiency and conserving energy.
Assistance Provided To: Low-income occupants; community-based agencies assisting low-income occupied dwelling units.
Type of Assistance: Financial-Grants.
Funding Source: U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (LIHEAP) and U. S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Award Period: October 1 to September 30; July 1 to June 30.
Procedure for Applying: Submission of an application to a designated community-based agency.
WAP Program Related Document
NJ State Plan Draft Plan 2016 [pdf 965kB]
NJ State Plan 2015 [pdf 922kB]
New Jersey WAP Weatherization Field Guide SWS- Aligned Edition Web Version
New Jersey WAP Weatherization Field Guide SWS- Aligned Edition PDF Version
New Jersey Weatherization Assistance Policy and Procedures
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Eligibility and Documentation [pdf 118kB]
Chapter 2 - Eligible and Non Eligible Structures [pdf 118kB]
Chapter 3 - Health and Safety [pdf 436kB]
Chapter 4 - Energy Audits [pdf 6mB]
Chapter 5 - Uniform Bid Process and Contractor Relations [pdf 80kB]
Chapter 6 - Heating Systems [pdf 162kB]
Chapter 7 - WAP Agency's Grant Management and Program Operations [pdf 206kB]
Chapter 8 - State Quality Assurance Inspections and Monitoring [pdf 107kB]
Appendix Weatherization Forms
Policy Manual Updates [pdf 186kB]