The Weatherization Assistance Program provides free weatherization services to qualified Washtenaw County residents. The program is implemented through Washtenaw County in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and is designed to help residents lower their utility bills. We perform a free energy audit, and based on the results of that audit, we provide eligible repairs on the home for free. Homeowners and renters that meet the eligibility requirements are welcome to apply.
Free home improvements could include:
Insulation in the attic, walls, and crawl-spaces
Furnace and water heater inspections and repairs
Caulking around drafty windows and doors
Inspections and replacements for inefficient refrigerators
Weather-stripping around doors and attic accesses
Here are the current income guidelines for the program:
Your household must be at or below 80% AMI of the federal poverty level to qualify for the Weatherization Assistance Program. Income eligibility is based on the household's previous three months' income.
For more information, including eligibility requirements, review our Weatherization FAQs. If you have any questions, call 734-544-3008. To have a staff member contact you about the program, please complete the Home Improvement Programs Information Request form.
To apply for weatherization assistance, print and complete the Weatherization Application (PDF) and return it to the OCED office. To have an application mailed to you, call 734-544-3008.
NOTE: A completed Landlord Agreement (PDF) and Tenant Form (PDF) are required (for rental properties only) for the program.