Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 05 - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Subtitle 04 - SPECIAL LOAN PROGRAMS
Chapter 05.04.14 - Weatherization Program
05.04.14.04 - Eligibility
A. A dwelling unit is eligible when occupied by a family unit which:
(1) Is resident in Maryland, has an income within the maximum income limits set in Regulation .12 of this chapter, and provides proof of ownership or a signed landlord-tenant agreement; or
(2) Contains a member who has received cash assistance payments under TPA, SSI, GPA-E, GPA-PW, food stamps, or veteran benefits during the 12-month period preceding the determination of eligibility.
B. A dwelling unit is not eligible if it:
(1) Has been previously weatherized under this Program unless the dwelling unit has been damaged by fire, flood, or other disaster and repair of damage to weatherization materials is not paid for by insurance;
(2) Within 12 months of the completion of weatherization, would be acquired by a federal, State, or local program for acquisition or clearance;
(3) Is in a designated special flood hazard area unless it complies with flood insurance purchase requirements;
(4) Would be adversely affected by weatherization activity and defeat the purpose of any historic federal or State conservation or restoration activity;
(5) Is unoccupied, except as provided in § C of this regulation; or
(6) Is in a state of disrepair that without more than $150 of repairs, the installation of weatherization materials would not achieve the purpose of the Program to conserve energy.
C. An unoccupied dwelling unit may become eligible for weatherization if the Agency can certify that within 180 days of the date of application for weatherization the dwelling:
(1) Is being or will be rehabilitated through a federal, State, or locally funded program; and
(2) Will be occupied by an eligible family unit.