OAR 813-205-0000
Purpose and Objectives

The purpose of OAR chapter 813, division 205 of the administrative rules is to implement the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program (LIWAP). Funding for LIWAP comes from the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and the Energy Conservation Helping Oregonians (ECHO). The USDOE funding is established in 10 CFR 440, and the LIHEAP and BPA funding generally follow those federal regulations. The ECHO funding is established in ORS 757.612 (Requirements for public purpose expenditures). Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is designated as the state agency responsible for administering state and federal antipoverty programs in Oregon. The purpose of LIWAP, which is one such program, is to assist low-income households with their home energy needs through weatherization.

Source: Rule 813-205-0000 — Purpose and Objectives, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=813-205-0000.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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