Archive for Tag: LIHEAP

Wirths and Webber demand action after mounting evidence of fraud in federally-funded low-income home energy assistance program

TRENTON, N.J. – After multiple reports of the Department of Community Affairs’ mismanagement of the federally-funded low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP), Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Jay Webber push for the legislature to take action on their bills to ensure only eligible applicants receive benefits. “How much evidence do...

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Bipartisan legislation would require Department of Community Affairs to verify income of LIHEAP recipients

TRENTON, N.J. – The state auditor issued a report yesterday criticizing the Department of Community Affairs for failing to verify the income of those who received benefits through the low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP). This is not the first time the Department of Community Affairs’ federally-funded low-income home...

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