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  • An increase of $1.02M in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), expected to help approximately 22,979 residents pay electric bills
  • $100K allocated to fund a full-time Chief Heat Officer, the first in the country
  • $578K for the Weatherization Assistance Program, which enables 38 low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient¬†
  • $100K for the Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) non-profit organization that offers financing programs for residents to make energy improvements at their residence¬†
  • $500K to support efforts relating to the Resilient305 Strategy, a partnership to address resilience challenges in our communities, including sea level rise, an insufficient transportation system, the lack of affordable housing and infrastructure failures