Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
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 2014 [pdf 1mB]
NJ State Plan 2013 [pdf 1.67mB]
NJ Field Guide for Energy Auditors and Inspectors of Single Family Housing [pdf 24mB]
Heswap Training Request Form [pdf 240 kB]
WAP Policy Guidance
The Division of Housing and Community Resources is currently undertaking a review of the policies that govern the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). This process is expected to be ongoing through a period of several months, culminating in the adoption of a Policy Manual for the New Jersey Weatherization Assistance Program. Below are links to all the current the WAP Policy Manual & Bulletins (WAP PB) which govern the administration of the State of New Jersey s WAP.
Current Weatherization Policies
File Contents and Standardized File Format Policy (Incorporated in Chapter 8 Pending Release) [pdf 266kB]
Grantee Reporting and Payment Policy (Incorporated in Chapter 8 Pending Release) [pdf 260kB]
- Repealed List [pdf 186kB]
- PB Series 300 [pdf 417kB]
- PB Series 400 [pdf 1.01mB]
- PB Series 500 [pdf 364kB]
- PB Series 600 [pdf 199kB]
- PB Series 700 [pdf 428kB]
- PB Series 800 [pdf 461kB]
New Jersey Weatherization Assistance Program Manual
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Eligibility and Documentation (Reissued August 5, 2014) [pdf 118kB]
Chapter 2 - Eligible and Non Eligible Structures (Reissued August 18, 2014) [pdf 102kB]
Chapter 3 - Health and Safety (Reissued August 5, 2014) [pdf 483kB]
Chapter 4 - Energy Audits
Chapter 5 - Material Installation Standards
Chapter 6 - Uniform Bid Process and Contractor Relations (Issued April 11, 2014) [pdf 279kB]
Chapter 7 - Heating Systems
Chapter 8 - Sub Grantees Grant Management and Program Operations
Chapter 9 - State Quality Control Inspections and Monitoring
Appendix Weatherization Forms