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 Documents (.PDF)
New Jersey Wx Field Guide (.PDF)
New Jersey Wx Field Guide QR Code




New Jersey Energy Audit Manual
USDA Qualified Buildings for WAP
HUD Multi-Family Projects
PHA Contact Information
New Jersey Weatherization Assistance Policy and Procedures

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Eligibility and Documentation [pdf 325kB]

Chapter 2 - Eligible and Non Eligible Structures [pdf 120kB]

Chapter 3 - Health and Safety [pdf 436kB]

Chapter 4 - Energy Audits [pdf 4.578 mB]

Chapter 5 - Uniform Bid Process and Contractor Relations [pdf 287kB]

Chapter 6 - Heating Systems [pdf 451kB]

Chapter 7 - WAP Agency's Grant Management and Program Operations [pdf 230kB]

Chapter 8 - State Quality Assurance Inspections and Monitoring [pdf 368kB]

Chapter 9 - Comfort Partners/WAP Partnership [pdf 347kB]

Appendix Weatherization Forms

Additional Resources