Attention Assumption Parish Residents
NEED ASSISTANCE WITH YOUR WATER BILL!!!
Assumption Parish Police Jury
Housing & Community Development
Low Income Housing Water Assistance Program
The Special Programs Director, Mercedes A. Bernard, of the Assumption Parish Police Jury Department of Housing and Community Development would like to announce availability of Low-Income Water Assistance Program (LIWAP) funding.
LIWAP is a WATER assistance program that provides eligible low-income households with help paying their water bill. Household income is determined in accordance with the criteria established by the U.S. Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Applications are taken on a first come, first serve basis with special attention given to households with members 60 years of age and older, household members with disabilities, and households with children age five and under. Applicants can contact the Housing and Community Department by calling (985)369-2026 for assistance. Applicants must provide the following information when applying for assistance: CURRENT PICTURE ID. OR DRIVER’S LICENSE, SOCIAL SECURITY CARDS, PROOF OF INCOME FOR ALL HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS AND A CURRENT UTILITY BILL. Applicants living in subsidized housing are also required to report any utility allowance that represents a reduction if they are receiving a check for utilities.
2022 INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
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