Healthy Homes and Weatherization Cooperation Demonstration Program - American Cities Climate Challenge
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Healthy Homes and Weatherization Cooperation Demonstration Program

Federal Agency

Sub-Department

Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes

Purpose

To support demonstrations in up to 5 communities that are served by both a HUD-funded LHC program and a DOE-funded WAP to demonstrate the potential advantages of the coordination of home intervention services.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must not have any outstanding civil rights matters, have an LHC program with a HUD grant that is active until October 1, 2022 or longer, have two years of experience conducting lead hazard control and healthy homes interventions with HUD grant support, have maintained a minimum of YELLOW designation for the last two Quarterly Reports in 2019, and have a weatherization program that is a current DOE Weatherization Assistance Program grantee.

Decarbonization Considerations

Consider prioritizing building electrification efforts (i.e., induction stovetops and heat pumps for space and water heating) that overlap with both energy conservation measures and health improvements by decreasing indoor air pollution from natural gas combustion.

Equity Considerations

Consider addressing the disparities in both energy burden and indoor air quality by prioritizing building electrification. Direct subsidization is likely required given the upfront cost premiums of building electrification.

Helpful Tips

N/A

Other Notes

Program funding expires in 2024.

Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

August 17, 2021

Funding Available

$5,000,000

Max Award Amount

$1,000,000

Expected Allocations

5

Average Award (Estimated)

$1,000,000

Matching Funds

Not required

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