Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Upgrade Assistance
Program Name: Project GO Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
Program Description: Provides free weatherization services and products to improve energy efficiency and reduce overall utility costs.
Location Eligibility: Anywhere in region
Income Eligibility: Up to 80% of area median income for each jurisdiction
Program Name: GSFA (Golden State Finance Authority) Residential Energy Retrofit Program
Program Description: Provides financing up to $50,000 with a 6.5% fixed interest rate 15-year fully amortizing loan for homeowners making energy efficiency improvements to residential property(ies) they own. 100% financing is available and no equity requirements on property.
Location Eligibility: Anywhere in region.
Income Eligibility: No income limits.
- Must be an energy efficiency project. Common examples include:
- Air sealing (foam and caulk)
- Window and duct sealing
- Heating System Upgrades
- Efficient hot water heaters
- Better controls and thermostats for furnaces and boilers
Program Name: Housing Rehabilitation USDA Grant & Loan Program
Program Description: Provides low-interest (1%) loans of up to $20,000 low-income homeowners to make needed repairs or improvements. For those 62 years or older, they may qualify for a onetime grant of up to $7,500 to remove health or safety hazards.
Location Eligibility: Unincorporated areas of Placer County
Income Eligibility: Low-income