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Complications in Implementing Home Weatherization Programs for the Poor

HRD-78-149 Published: Aug 02, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 02, 1978.
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To help combat the impact of rising energy costs on low-income individuals and to reduce national energy consumption, the Community Services Administration (CSA) insulates and repairs homes for the economically disadvantaged. As of December 1977, over $100 million had been provided in grants to more than 900 local community action agencies and other organizations. Also, the Department of Energy (DOE) is carrying out a $200 million supplementary home Weatherization Assistance Program.

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