Low-Income Weatherization Program for Multifamily (LIWP)
Overcomes barriers to serving energy efficiency to low-income communitiesProgram Website
Types of Programs
Program Implementation, and Technical Assistance Provider
California Department of Community Services
California’s Low-Income Weatherization Program installs rooftop solar systems, solar hot water heating systems and energy efficiency measures for low-income households to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save energy.
Launched in early 2016, the Low-Income Weatherization Program for Mutifamily Properties (LIWP-Multifamily) is already proving to have significant impact. Properties participating in LIWP Multifamily have reduced energy usage by an average of 40%.
Program funds have been investing in disadvantaged communities
Reduced GHG emissions through completed projects
Average resident savings on their energy bills
LIWP-Multifamily is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public heal and the environment. At least 35% of California Climate Investments are made in disadvantaged and low-income communities.