Provides assistance to low-income persons needing help in paying for their winter heating costs. Assistance varies by program. Weatherization is available to low-income families to improve energy efficiency by installing insulation, weather stripping, windows and caulking. Housing services include low-income owner-occupied housing rehabilitation in targeted areas of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties. LCCAC also offers two self-help housing programs for low-income families willing to invest sweat-equity by constructing their own homes under the supervision of LCCAC staff. HEAT (Home Energy Audit Team) professionals will test and evaluate your home for energy efficiency. Energy conservation classes. Additionally, LCCAC offers transitional housing units and affordable rental units to low-income families.
For more information about energy, weatherization and housing rehabilitation, please call (360) 425-3430 and ask for Energy and Housing Services. For information about building your own home, please call the same number and ask for Self-Help Housing.