Event Date: 02/17/2023
Start Time: 09:00 am

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

(LIHWAP) is a temporary emergency program to help low-income households pay overdue water and wastewater bills. Michigan received emergency funding from Congress to administer this program. This program is available to low-income homeowners or renters. Funding is administered through MDHHS to Community Action Agencies (CAAs) statewide until September 30, 2023, unless depleted prior to that date.

Allowable Services:

Direct past due water bill assistance for household accounts in arrears or disconnect status, including reconnection fees when services have been disconnected.


Qualified water bill account holders must:

 Be a residential account.
 Be in arrears or disconnect status.
 Be under 150% Federal Poverty Level and/or actively receiving Family Independence

Program/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (FIP/TANF), Food Assistance Program/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (FAP/SNAP), State Emergency Relief (SER), Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI).

Attached File(s): 1 file(s) uploaded to Google Drive:

LIHWAP Flyer (003).pdf (445 KB)